Definition of Go along

1. Verb. Cooperate or pretend to cooperate. "He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment"

Exact synonyms: Play Along
Generic synonyms: Collaborate, Cooperate, Get Together, Join Forces

2. Verb. Continue a certain state, condition, or activity. "They go along moving "; "We went on working until well past midnight"
Exact synonyms: Continue, Go On, Keep, Proceed
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Related verbs: Bear On, Carry On, Continue, Preserve, Uphold, Continue
Specialized synonyms: Hold, Keep Going, Run On, Ride
Derivative terms: Continuance, Continuation, Continuation
Antonyms: Discontinue

3. Verb. Pass by. "Three years elapsed"
Exact synonyms: Elapse, Glide By, Go By, Lapse, Pass, Slide By, Slip Away, Slip By
Generic synonyms: Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress
Specialized synonyms: Fell, Fly, Vanish
Derivative terms: Lapse

Definition of Go along

1. Verb. To participate, cooperate, or conform. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Along

go Dutch
go Fantee
go Galt
go Pete Tong
go Winchester
go a-begging
go a long way
go about
go across
go after
go against
go against the grain
go ahead
go all out
go along (current term)
go along for the ride
go along to get along
go along with
go along with the gag
go ape
go around
go away
go awry
go back
go back on
go bad
go ballistic

Literary usage of Go along

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Spectator by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1830)
"... bid me go along with them, and presently fell to singing and dancing: they took me by the hand, and so carried me away along with them. ..."

2. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"... and, with a resolution not to be beaten, next time, go along through the whole length of Sussex, and sweep round through Kent and Surrey till I come to ..."

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