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Synonyms for go-on

Noun

1. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk, clumsy person
usage: an awkward stupid person
2. hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer, criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor
usage: an aggressive and violent young criminal

Verb

1. continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep, act, move
usage: 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
usage: 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, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
4. continue, go on, carry on, proceed, talk, speak
usage: 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, start, go, get going
usage: start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"
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