Synonyms for carry on

Synonyms for (verb) carry on

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words


Synonyms: deal, conduct, carry on

Definition: direct the course of; manage or control

Usage: You cannot conduct business like this

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old


Synonyms: carry on, act up

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

Usage: The children acted up when they were not bored

Similar words: misbehave, misconduct, misdemean

Definition: behave badly

Usage: The children misbehaved all morning


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: keep, maintain, hold

Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

Usage: hold in place; She always held herself as a lady; The students keep me on my toes