Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun go_on

2 senses of goon

Sense 1
lout, clod, stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk -- (an awkward stupid person)
       => clumsy person -- (a person with poor motor coordination)

Sense 2
hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer -- (an aggressive and violent young criminal)
       => criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor -- (someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime)

Antonyms of verb go_on

1 of 5 senses of go on

Sense 5
go on, come up, come on -- (start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up")
       Antonym of go off (Sense 4)
      => go off -- (stop running, functioning, or operating; "Our power went off during the hurricane")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb go_on

5 senses of go on

Sense 1
continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep -- (continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place -- (come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important")

Sense 3
advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on -- (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 4
continue, go on, carry on, proceed -- (continue talking; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room")
       => talk, speak -- (exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words")

Sense 5
go on, come up, come on -- (start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up")
       => start, go, get going -- (begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!")

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