Character 6
Hyphenation on line
Pronunciations /ɒnˈlaɪn/

Definitions and meanings of "Online"

What do we mean by online?

Connected to a central computer or to a computer network. adjective

Accessible via a computer or computer network. adjective

Conducted or facilitated by means of a computer network. adjective

In production or operation, often as part of a supply chain. adjective

Connected by a communications line to a computer. Opposite of off-line. adjective

Being in progress now; ongoing. adjective

Describes a system which is connected (generally electrically) to a larger network. adjective

Available over the Internet. adjective

Connected to the Internet adjective

Available on a computer system, even if not networked. adjective

Describes a system that is active, particularly building facilities (such as power) or a factory or power plant. adjective

Describes actions performed over the Internet. adverb

Being in progress now adjective

Connected to a computer network or accessible by computer adjective

On a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system adjective

On a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system adjective

Connected to a computer network or accessible by computer adjective

Being in progress now adjective

To bring (a system, etc.) online; to promote to an active or running state.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Online

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The word "online" in example sentences

It's not available online (though it can be ordered online_, and it's in Spanish, but it warrants mention. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Pickett says that some ten percent of video views are now seen on mobile devices -- and the move to connected TV's is making the term "online video" less germane as videos appear on multiple platforms. ❋ Andy Plesser (2011)

For purposes of this argument, I'm using the term "online economy" fairly broadly, to cover all types of computing that invokes services from someone else' servers, including cloud computing, e-commerce, Internet computing, and social networking. ❋ Joe McKendrick (2011)

Join the Lead Without a Title online movement ❋ Robin Sharma (2010)

Keeping abreast of developments online is key in online marketing, news, shifts in online culture and understanding how to read basic web analytics. ❋ Unknown (2007)

LUI: Steinunn is succeeding by promoting her label online and showing her clothes in Paris, Copenhagen, and New York, but she is staying true to her understated Nordic style. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Advertisers want to occupy the places people are, and with volume comes the problem of free-riding, which online translates as low CPMs. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Letters from current members have more sway, so if you know people who are members you could tell them about this -- they can request the title online by clicking to CONTACT US link at the bottom of the home page and going to title request. ❋ Unknown (2006)

While I'm quite sure I used the term online before that post, I don't care that much about priority to bother to search it out. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Claiming a name online today is growing harder and harder as available URL's keep disappearing. ❋ Deborah Sweeney (2011)

Reed Business Information is placing 12 posts at risk with plans to drop the weekly print edition Personnel Today and take the title online only. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The term online search suggests that people are just looking for information, but in many cases they're hoping to complete tasks. [email protected] (James Temple (2010)

Oh, you can often find the book by searching the title online (as long as it's accurate, which often it's not, and again it's easier to find an author if you misspell than a title ...) into a data base, but it's an extra step, to be sure. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Answering questions about the availability of the title online, a Nintendo rep told is no longer being shipped. ❋ Unknown (2010)

How is activation of the title online a burden on top of those steps? ❋ Unknown (2009)

The fashion house argues this means people searching for the label online are likely to stumble upon fake rival products instead.

One of the earliest uses of the term online was a net. politics.theory usenet post from 1985. ❋ Unknown (2009)

(In the meantime, where are the label online stores that can offer consumers as much as any of these "e-tailers", and more, considering the labels are the content providers and have the relationships with their artists?) ❋ Unknown (2009)

At a launch event for Call of Duty: World at War at a Washington D.C. GameStop, customers will be able to play the title online with active servicemen and servicewomen -- in addition, for every copy of World at War purchased at the event, Activision will donate $10 to the USO. ❋ Unknown (2008)

It's also strange to-within two weeks of releasing my record-type in the title online and see that it's available for free all over the world. ❋ Unknown (2008)

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