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Antonyms 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"

    Antonyms:
    go off

    Synonyms:
    save, retain, slide by, play along, hold back, pass on, stay on, pass off, remain, continue, progress, persist in, go forward, stay fresh, advance, lapse, move, extend, slip by, fall out, come on, come about, come up, uphold, hold open, elapse, keep, proceed, go along, go, happen, maintain, hold, occur, pass, move on, celebrate, preserve, hold on, glide by, bear on, restrain, stay, prevent, keep open, slip away, keep on, cover, sustain, take place, go by, hap, keep back, carry on, march on, observe

  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"

    Antonyms:
    go off

    Synonyms:
    materialise, run, perish, elapse, go past, make pass, progress, top, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, continue, occur, pass off, slip by, materialize, breathe, excrete, turn over, go, spend, bechance, slide by, croak, emit, fade, hand, legislate, happen, egest, exit, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, make it, return, pop off, come out, authorize, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, give, fall out, hap, march on, glide by, chance, sink, eliminate, move on, lapse, come up, give-up the ghost, blow over, take place, lead, expire, overhaul, find, advance, go through, reach, communicate, come about, keep, choke, pass by, snuff it, overtake, bump, follow, extend, come on, carry on, die, fall, pass, proceed, encounter, clear, decease, conk, travel by, buy the farm, pass along, come, befall, go across, go along, surpass, guide, pass on

  3. advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on(verb)

    move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

    "Time marches on"

    Antonyms:
    go off

    Synonyms:
    throw out, hand, circulate, progress, supercharge, pass off, go along, bring forward, build up, come along, upgrade, get along, win, elevate, kick upstairs, continue, work up, pull ahead, come on, carry on, make headway, advance, fall out, encourage, further, come up, gain, keep, pass on, leave, give, promote, happen, boost, gain ground, occur, raise, pass, move on, pass along, get on, come about, proceed, impart, communicate, pass around, put across, distribute, turn over, shape up, reach, relegate, take place, submit, set ahead, march on, hap, get ahead, build

  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"

    Antonyms:
    go off

    Synonyms:
    retain, pass on, act up, stay on, pass off, remain, continue, progress, persist in, go forward, advance, move, extend, fall out, come on, come about, come up, deal, uphold, keep, proceed, go along, go, happen, occur, pass, move on, preserve, bear on, stay, conduct, keep on, cover, take place, hap, carry on, march on

  5. go on, come up, come on(verb)

    start running, functioning, or operating

    "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"

    Antonyms:
    go off

    Synonyms:
    line up, rise, rally, get hold, come along, pass on, muster, muster up, pass off, get along, fall out, find, continue, progress, come on, carry on, go up, advance, surface, lift, arise, come about, come up, scrape up, scrape, keep, proceed, bob up, go along, draw near, ascend, happen, scratch, summon, occur, pass, move on, get on, approach, move up, draw close, shape up, show up, turn up, come, take place, hap, come near, rise up, come out, march on, near, uprise

Wiktionary

  1. go on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    get out

  2. go on(verb)

    To continue in extent.

    The meeting seemed to go on forever.

    Synonyms:
    get out

  3. go on(verb)

    To continue an action.

    Synonyms:
    get out

  4. go on(verb)

    To talk about a subject frequently or at great length.

    Will you stop going on about your stupid holiday.

    Synonyms:
    get out

  5. go on(verb)

    To use and adopt (information) in order to understand an issue, make a decision, etc.

    Synonyms:
    get out

  6. go on(verb)

    To happen .

    Synonyms:
    get out

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