push on
intransitive verb Date: 1707 to continue on one's way ; proceed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • push on — push off / push on [v] leave; go to another place beat it*, continue, depart, exit, fare, get away, get lost*, go, go away, hie, hit the road*, journey, keep going, launch, light out, make oneself scarce*, make progress, pass, proceed, process,… …   New thesaurus

  • push on — index hasten, move (alter position), proceed (go forward), progress Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • push on — verb continue moving forward • Syn: ↑press on, ↑plough on • Hypernyms: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑move on, ↑march on, ↑go on …   Useful english dictionary

  • push on — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms push on : present tense I/you/we/they push on he/she/it pushes on present participle pushing on past tense pushed on past participle pushed on 1) to continue a journey, especially after stopping for a period …   English dictionary

  • push on — v. (D; intr.) ( to continue ) to push on to (we pushed on to the next town) * * * [ pʊʃ ɒn] (D; intr.) ( to continue ) to push on to (we push oned on to the next town) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • push on — I decided to push on toward the coast Syn: press on, continue one s journey, carry on, advance, proceed, go on, progress, make headway, forge ahead …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • push on — PHRASAL VERB When you push on, you continue with a journey or task. [V P] Although the journey was a long and lonely one, Tumalo pushed on. Syn: press on …   English dictionary

  • push on — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, bundle, bustle, chase, crowd, dash, dash off, dash on, dispatch, double time, drive on, expedite, fare, festinate, forge ahead, forward, get going, get moving, go, go slow, haste, hasten, hasten on, hie,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • push on — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. keep going, go, make progress; see continue 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To move along a particular course: fare, go, journey, pass, proceed, remove, travel, wend. Idiom: make one s way. See MOVE. II verb See… …   English dictionary for students

  • push on — {v. phr.} To press forward; proceed forward laboriously. * /The exhausted mountain climbers pushed on, despite the rough weather, as the peak was already in sight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • push on — {v. phr.} To press forward; proceed forward laboriously. * /The exhausted mountain climbers pushed on, despite the rough weather, as the peak was already in sight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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