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  • as inpersevere
  • as inproceed
  • as inspeed
  • as incontinue
  • as inadvance

synonyms for press on

  • endure
  • hold on
  • keep going
  • persist
  • proceed
  • pursue
  • stand firm
  • continue
  • maintain
  • remain
  • be determined
  • be resolved
  • be stubborn
  • carry on
  • go for broke
  • go for it
  • go on
  • hang in
  • hang tough
  • hold fast
  • keep driving
  • keep on
  • leave no stone unturned
  • plug away
  • see it through
  • stay the course
  • stick with it
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antonyms for press on

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  • cease
  • discontinue
  • give up
  • stop
  • be lazy
  • idle
  • leave
  • quit
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How to use press on in a sentence

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
"We will go to the Hotel de l'Europe, if you press it;" and away the cabriolet joggled over the roughly paved street.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He does well to be proud of his men and of the way they played up to-day when he called upon them to press back the enemy.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He was to pay one third of the amount before the book went to press, the balance he was to pay within a reasonable time.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Here, Mr. Slocum paused to wipe his spectacles, and the wife seized the opportunity to press the question.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He shall not tread out wine in the press that was wont to tread it out: the voice of the treaders I have taken away.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Is it not better than disobeying your parents, or my leaving them, which I must do, if you continue to press me on this subject.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The air in the chamber will press upon the back of the valve V, tending to keep it closed.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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