[v] pass by, as of time
[v] cooperate or pretend to cooperate; "He decided to play long with with the burglars for the moment"
[v] continue a certain state, condition, or activity; "Keep on working!"; "We continued to work into the night"; "Keep smiling"; "We went on working until well past midnight"
continue, elapse, glide by, go by, go on, keep, lapse, pass, play along, proceed, slide by, slip away, slip by