What does go on mean?

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.

Anagrams for go on »

  1. no-go, nogo


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go on in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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