run on


run on


Definition of RUN ON

to engage in casual or rambling conversation <we were just running on about how neither of us has aged a bit after all these years>
Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visit
Related Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap
to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state <allow the savings account to run on for now>
Near Antonyms abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane
to talk at length without sticking to a topic or getting to a point <she's very sweet, but she does tend to run on>
Synonyms blather (on), go on, maunder, rattle, run on

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