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    go on - Dictionary definition and meaning for word go on

    Definition
    (verb) continue a certain state, condition, or activity
    Synonyms : continue , go along , keep , proceed
    Example Sentence
    • Keep on working!
    • We continued to work into the night
    • Keep smiling
    • We went on working until well past midnight
    Definition
    (verb) come to pass
    Example Sentence
    • What is happening?
    • The meeting took place off without an incidence
    • Nothing occurred that seemed important
    Definition
    (verb) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    Synonyms : advance , march on , move on , pass on , progress
    Example Sentence
    • Time marches on
    Definition
    (verb) continue talking
    Synonyms : carry on , continue , proceed
    Example Sentence
    • I know it's hard,
    • but there is no choice
    • carry on--pretend we are not in the room
    Definition
    (verb) start running, functioning, or operating
    Synonyms : come on , come up
    Example Sentence
    • the lights went on
    • the computer came up
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