(adjective, adverb)


1. on a regular route of a railroad or bus or airline system

2. connected to a computer network or accessible by computer

Similar word(s): connected

3. being in progress now

Similar word(s): current

Sentences with online as an adjective:

- Is this modem online?

- I prefer to read the online newspapers.

- I'll be online tonight, so I'll be able to reply to your email.

- Press the F1 key to access the online help.

- The program comes with an online manual.

- The power is online.

- Once this factory comes online, it will double car production in our country!


1. Describes actions performed over the Internet.

- He works online.