move on

move on
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense (Freq. 7)

Time marches on

Syn: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑march on, ↑go on
Ant: ↑recede (for: ↑advance)
Derivationally related forms: ↑progress (for: ↑progress), ↑progression (for: ↑progress), ↑advancement (for: ↑advance), ↑advance (for: ↑advance), ↑advancer (for: ↑advance)
Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑go, ↑move, ↑locomote
forge, ↑penetrate, ↑creep up, ↑sneak up, ↑encroach, ↑infringe, ↑impinge, ↑press on, ↑push on, ↑plough on, ↑string, ↑string along, ↑pass, ↑overtake, ↑overhaul, ↑close in, ↑draw in, ↑edge, ↑inch, ↑ratchet, ↑rachet up, ↑ratchet down, ↑elapse, ↑lapse, ↑slip by, ↑glide by, ↑slip away, ↑go by, ↑slide by, ↑go along
Verb Frames:

Something ——s


Somebody ——s

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move on (or move someone on)
go or cause to leave somewhere, esp. because one is causing an obstruction

the Mounties briskly ordered them to move on

move on progress

ballet has moved on, leaving Russia behind

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move on [phrasal verb]
: to go on to a different place, subject, activity, etc.

Let's put that issue aside and move on.

We should move on [=move ahead] to the next item on the list.

After 10 years working for one company, she felt it was time to move on to a new job.

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