[v] come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
[v] continue with one's activities; "I know it's hard," he continued, "but there is no choice"; "carry on--pretend we are not in the room"
[v] start running, functioning, or operating, as of lights or power
[v] move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
[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"
advance, carry on, come about, come on, come up, continue, continue, go along, hap, happen, keep, march on, move on, occur, pass, pass off, pass on, proceed, proceed, progress, take place