press on meaning

  "press on" in a sentence
  • Verb: press on
    1. Continue moving forward
      - push on, plough on

    Derived forms: presses on, pressed on, pressing on

    Type of: advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress

  • [American slang]
    to continue; to continue to try.
      Don't give up! Press onward!
      I have lots to do. I must press on.
  • in press:    [American slang][o ...
  • press:    Verb: press & ...
  • press for:    1. press for sth • ...


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  1. we must press on with the project without wasting time.
  2. usually a wheel is stopped by a brake-shoe which presses on it.
  3. a liquid presses on the sides and on the bottom of the container in which it rests.
  4. here, taken from the press on the same day, are two instances of this reversal of sense.
  5. as the frequent rain squalls and low clouds were unfavourable for air action, phillips resolved to press on.

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