Definitions of Upon

  1. On; - used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. On. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. On; resting on the top of; touching; as, upon the wall; situated on; judging from; as, upon safe evidence; belonging to; as, upon the committee; in a state of; as, upon sale; at the moment of; to or toward; relating to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Same as ON. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. On (used. esp. after verbs of motion). The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. On; not under; resting or being on the surface or top; relating to. To take upon, to assume. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Resting on the top or surface; not under; on; with respect to; near to; denoting situation; denoting assumption, as he took an office upon him; denoting time when, as upon the third day; thrown over the body, as clothes. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. On; -- used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. mso.anu.edu.au
  9. On; used in all the senses of that word, with which it is interchangeable. dictgcide_fs
  10. up-on', prep. on, in an elevated position.--adv. on. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. =old Norse (on& upon are perhaps always idiomatically interchangeable; on is perhaps the commoner word esp. in colloq. use; upon is perhaps preferred when the prep. follows its object, as had no evidence to go upon, nothing to depend upon, not enough to live upon, but cf. which table did you leave it on?; other idiomatic preferences are perhaps rightly shown in upon my word, on the whole, tier upon tier of seats, fell upon him unawares, had him on toast, came at once on receiving your message, take it on trust, will go on the chance, went on the spree, thrown upon his own resources, stretched upon the rack). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. prep. [Anglo Saxon] On in contact with or lying above the surface or upper part of a thing and supported by it;—in the state of resting in, on, or upheld by;—in the state of acting or performing with the hand or fingers;—hence, in the sense of conveying action or influence, addition or increase, &c;—hence, in addition to; besides ;—in dependence or reliance;—at or near to at or in the time of; during after ; — in consequence of; following ; — in consideration of; by virtue of;—with, the pledge of;—noting approach or attack ;-noting dependence for means of subsistence. Cabinet Dictionary

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