go on

verb

Definition of go on

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to continue on or as if on a journey life goes on went on to greater thingsb :  to keep on :  continue went on smokingc :  proceed went on to win the election

  3. 2 :  to take place :  happen what's going on

  4. 3 :  to talk especially in an effusive manner the way people go on about their ancestors — Hamilton Basso

Examples of go on in a Sentence

  1. what in the world is going on in there?

  2. my, but Aunt Betty does go on about all of her aches and pains

First Known Use of go on

15th century



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