Definitions for carry on

Definitions for (verb) carry on

Main entry: carry on, go on, continue, proceed

Definition: continue talking

Usage: I know it's hard, he continued, but there is no choice; carry on--pretend we are not in the room

Main entry: deal, conduct, carry on

Definition: direct the course of; manage or control

Usage: You cannot conduct business like this

Main entry: carry on, act up

Definition: misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way

Usage: The children acted up when they were not bored

Main entry: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue

Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last

Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions

Visual thesaurus for carry on