Definition of Press on

1. Verb. Continue moving forward.

Exact synonyms: Plough On, Push On
Generic synonyms: Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress



Definition of Press on

1. Verb. (idiomatic) to persist, continue to advance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Press On

press corps
press cutting
press down
press down on
press forward
press gaggle
press gaggles
press gallery
press gang
press home
press kit
press lord
press of canvas
press of sail
press office
press on (current term)
press out
press photographer
press pool
press relations
press release
press releases
press roll
press run
press stud
press the flesh
press time
press times
pressable

Literary usage of Press on

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

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"'Gin lap the blood and offal; whilst the men press on their foe and cheer their dogs in vain ; Who shun to grip a lion with their teeth, But off him bark ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1894)
"Printed at the DE VINNE PRESS on Van Gelder hand-made paper. 450 small-paper copies for ... Printed at the UNIVERSITY PRESS on specially made paper, lomo. ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the Third by Thomas Erskine May (1899)
"Such was the condition of the press on the accession of George III. However debased by the servile uses of party, and the low esteem of its writers,4 ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1891)
"Such was the condition of the press on the accession of George III. However debased by the servile „ 6 * press on uses of party, and the low esteem of its ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... still others press on to higher positions until the best man of all, a superman (9) makes D. The position on the line AD is determined by the ..."

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