Grammar CheckerSpelling'onto' vs 'on to'. What is the difference?

'onto' vs 'on to'. What is the difference?

'onto' vs 'on to'. What is the difference?

Onto is a preposition meaning 'on top of,' 'to a position on,' or 'upon.'

  • Kaley climbed onto the tree limb, dangling precariously over the stream.

It can also mean 'fully aware of,' or 'informed about.'

  • George realized Amelia was onto the surprise party he was planning.

Use on to as separate words when on is part of the verb.

  • Alesha caught on to his scheme from the start.

  • I'm going to log on to the program tonight.