Synonyms of drag on
▷ See drag
lastDictionary • The conflict has dragged on for two years.
last • You only need a very small amount, so the tube lasts for ages.
continue • For ten days I continued in this state.
carry on • Her bravery has given him the will to carry on.
remain • There remains deep mistrust of his government.
endure • Somehow the language endures and continues to survive to this day.
persist • Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist.
linger • The guilty feelings lingered.
abide • to make moral judgements on the basis of what is eternal and abides
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• to make moral judgements on the basis of what is eternal and abides
continueIf you continue as something or continue in a particular state, you remain in a particular job or state.
• For ten days I continued in this state. • He had hoped to continue as a full-time career officer.
Thesaurus for drag on from the Collins English Thesaurus
You say that an event or process drags on when you disapprove of the fact that it lasts for longer than necessary.