1. [ verb ] (work) cooperate or pretend to cooperate
Synonyms: play_along

"He decided to play long with the burglars for the moment"

Related terms: collaborate
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