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English verb: move on

1. move on (motion) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense


SamplesTime marches on.


Synonymsadvance, go on, march on, pass on, progress


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)close in, creep up, draw in, edge, elapse, encroach, forge, glide by, go along, go by, impinge, inch, infringe, lapse, overhaul, overtake, pass, pass, penetrate, plough on, press on, push on, rachet up, ratchet, ratchet down, slide by, slip away, slip by, sneak up, string, string along


Antonymsdraw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retreat, withdraw, retire









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