Idle and On


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Idle adjective – Not being in a state of use, activity, or employment.
Usage example: the car was idle for two weeks while they went on vacation

On is an antonym for idle.
Nearby Words: idled, idleness, idler, idling, idly
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On adjective – Being in effective operation.
Usage example: please don't leave the sanding machine on if you're not going to be near it

Idle is an antonym for on.
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position idle position on position
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On and Idle. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 16, from
Idle & On. N.p., 2016. Web. 16 Jun. 2021. <>.
On or Idle. 2016. Accessed June 16, 2021.

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