Definitions for go on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep(verb)

    continue a certain state, condition, or activity

    "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"

  2. happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place(verb)

    come to pass

    "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

  3. advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on(verb)

    move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

    "Time marches on"

  4. continue, go on, carry on, proceed(verb)

    continue talking

    "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"

  5. go on, come up, come on(verb)

    start running, functioning, or operating

    "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"


  1. go on(Verb)

    To continue in extent.

  2. go on(Verb)

    To continue an action.

  3. go on(Verb)

    To talk about a subject frequently or at great length.

  4. go on(Verb)

    To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.

  5. go on(Verb)

    To happen .

  6. go on(Interjection)

    Expresses surprise, disbelief or incredulity.


  1. Go On...

    Go On... was the third album by American pop band Mr. Mister. It was released in 1987, and featured a more serious tone than their previous album Welcome to the Real World, which was commercially successful. This album did not fare as well commercially and would become the last publicly released album by the band before they broke up in 1989.

Anagrams of go on »

  1. no-go, nogo

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