|1.||[ verb ] continue a certain state, condition, or activity|
|Synonyms:||continue keep keep_on go_along 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|
|2.||[ verb ] come to pass|
|Synonyms:||happen occur take_place pass come_about pass_off hap|
"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
|Related terms:||come anticipate happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off synchronize break give supervene come_around transpire break|
|3.||[ verb ] be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in|
|Synonyms:||happen take_place pass come_about anticipate pass_off hap fall_out occur|
: "This composition anticipates Impressionism"
|Related terms:||happen come happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off anticipate intervene break give transpire supervene break come_around synchronize happening hap|
|4.||[ verb ] move forward, also in the metaphorical sense|
|Synonyms:||move_on advance march_on progress pass_on|
: "Time marches on"
|Related terms:||recede travel elapse pass close_in edge press_on encroach creep_up ratchet penetrate forge string progress progress|
|5.||[ verb ] continue with one's activities|
|Synonyms:||continue proceed carry_on|
"I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice" "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
|Related terms:||talk jog segue lengthiness|
|6.||[ verb ] start running, functioning, or operating|
"the lights went on" "the computer came up"
|Related terms:||go_off start|