press on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theypress on
he/she/itpresses on
present participlepressing on
past tensepressed on
past participlepressed on
  1. 1
    [intransitive] same as press2

    Mr Scott ignored the comment and pressed on.

  2. 2
    [transitive] press something on someone to try in a determined way to give someone something, especially something that they do not really want

    It’s not fair to keep pressing chocolates on her when she’s trying to diet.

See also main entry: press