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preposition onto pronunciation in American English /ˈɑntə/
  1. 1
    into a position on an object or surface
    A tree fell onto a car, trapping the people inside.
    Marilyn emptied her shopping bag onto the carpet.
    He climbed onto the roof to get a better view.
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    1. a.
      to an area that you think of as a surface
      A spectator ran onto the field and attacked the referee.
      Eric can make people laugh merely by walking onto the stage.
      Thousands of protesters poured out onto the streets.
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    2. b.
      into a bus, train, ship, or aircraft, etc.
      Slater was arrested for trying to carry a gun onto the plane.
      The refugees were herded onto buses.
    3. c.
      into a position in which you are resting or supporting yourself on a particular part of your body
      She rolled over onto her back and gazed at the ceiling.
  2. 2
    used for saying that something is added to a list, statement, word, etc.
    Somehow Donald’s name had gotten onto the list of candidates.
    To form the plural, just add “s” or “es” onto the end.
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  3. 3
    used for saying in which direction a building, room, door, or window faces, or where it leads to
    The kitchen looks out onto a long narrow garden.
    an apartment building facing onto Washington Square



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