Synonyms of carry on in English:

carry on

See US English definition of carry on

See UK English definition of carry on

See Spanish definition of mantener


1‘she didn't have the strength to carry on arguing’

continue, keep on, keep, keep at, go on, push on, press on, persist in, persevere in, not stop, maintain
informal stick at, stick with


2‘it's just not the English way of carrying on’

behave, act, perform, conduct oneself, acquit oneself, bear oneself, carry oneself
rare comport oneself, deport oneself

3‘his wife had been carrying on with other men’

have an affair, commit adultery, philander, dally, be involved
informal play around, have a fling, mess about, mess around, play away
North American informal fool around

4‘I abused the teachers and was always carrying on’

misbehave, behave badly, make mischief, get up to mischief, be mischievous, act up, cause trouble, cause a commotion, cause a fuss, be up to no good, get up to no good, be bad, be naughty, clown about, clown around, fool about, fool around, mess about, mess around, act the clown, act the fool, act the goat, act foolishly
informal create
British informal muck about, muck around, play up