|1.||[ verb ] (work) cooperate or pretend to cooperate|
"He decided to play long with the burglars for the moment"
|2.||[ verb ] continue a certain state, condition, or activity|
|Synonyms:||continue go_on keep keep_on proceed|
"Keep on working!" "We continued to work into the night" "Keep smiling" "We went on working until well past midnight"
|Related terms:||discontinue act hold ride run_on continue continue lengthiness|
|3.||[ verb ] pass by, as of time|
|Synonyms:||pass go_by elapse slip_away slide_by glide_by slip_by lapse|
|Related terms:||advance fly lapse|