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go - Dictionary definition and meaning for word go

Definition
(noun) a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Synonyms : spell , tour , turn
Example Sentence
  • it's my go
  • a spell of work

Definition
(noun) street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Synonyms : adam , cristal , disco biscuit , ecstasy , hug drug , x , xtc

Definition
(noun) a usually brief attempt
Synonyms : crack , fling , offer , pass , whirl
Example Sentence
  • he took a crack at it
  • I gave it a whirl

Definition
(noun) a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
Synonyms : go game

Definition
(verb) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
Synonyms : locomote , move , travel
Example Sentence
  • How fast does your new car go?
  • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
  • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
  • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
  • news travelled fast

Definition
(verb) follow a procedure or take a course
Synonyms : move , proceed
Example Sentence
  • We should go farther in this matter
  • She went through a lot of trouble
  • go about the world in a certain manner
  • Messages must go through diplomatic channels

Definition
(verb) move away from a place into another direction
Synonyms : depart , go away
Example Sentence
  • Go away before I start to cry
  • The train departs at noon

Definition
(verb) enter or assume a certain state or condition
Synonyms : become , get
Example Sentence
  • He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
  • It must be getting more serious
  • her face went red with anger
  • She went into ecstasy
  • Get going!

Definition
(verb) be awarded; be allotted
Example Sentence
  • The first prize goes to Mary
  • Her money went on clothes

Definition
(verb) have a particular form
Synonyms : run
Example Sentence
  • the story or argument runs as follows
  • as the saying goes...

Definition
(verb) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Synonyms : extend , lead , pass , run
Example Sentence
  • Service runs all the way to Cranbury
  • His knowledge doesn't go very far
  • My memory extends back to my fourth year of life
  • The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets

Definition
(verb) follow a certain course
Synonyms : proceed
Example Sentence
  • The inauguration went well
  • how did your interview go?

Definition
(verb) be abolished or discarded
Example Sentence
  • These ugly billboards have to go!
  • These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge

Definition
(verb) be or continue to be in a certain condition
Example Sentence
  • The children went hungry that day

Definition
(verb) make a certain noise or sound
Synonyms : sound
Example Sentence
  • She went `Mmmmm'
  • The gun went `bang'

Definition
(verb) perform as expected when applied
Synonyms : function , operate , run , work
Example Sentence
  • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
  • Does this old car still run well?
  • This old radio doesn't work anymore

Definition
(verb) to be spent or finished
Synonyms : run low , run short
Example Sentence
  • The money had gone after a few days
  • Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest

Definition
(verb) progress by being changed
Synonyms : move , run
Example Sentence
  • The speech has to go through several more drafts
  • run through your presentation before the meeting

Definition
(verb) continue to live through hardship or adversity
Synonyms : endure , hold out , hold up , last , live , live on , survive
Example Sentence
  • We went without water and food for 3 days
  • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
  • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
  • how long can a person last without food and water?

Definition
(verb) pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
Example Sentence
  • How is it going?
  • The day went well until I got your call

Definition
(verb) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Example Sentence
  • She died from cancer
  • The children perished in the fire
  • The patient went peacefully
  • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Definition
(verb) be in the right place or situation
Synonyms : belong
Example Sentence
  • Where do these books belong?
  • Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
  • Where do these books go?

Definition
(verb) be ranked or compare
Example Sentence
  • This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go

Definition
(verb) begin or set in motion
Synonyms : get going , start
Example Sentence
  • I start at eight in the morning
  • Ready, set, go!

Definition
(verb) have a turn; make one's move in a game
Synonyms : move
Example Sentence
  • Can I go now?

Definition
(verb) be contained in
Example Sentence
  • How many times does 18 go into 54?

Definition
(verb) be sounded, played, or expressed
Example Sentence
  • How does this song go again?

Definition
(verb) blend or harmonize
Synonyms : blend , blend in
Example Sentence
  • This flavor will blend with those in your dish
  • This sofa won't go with the chairs

Definition
(verb) lead, extend, or afford access
Synonyms : lead
Example Sentence
  • This door goes to the basement
  • The road runs South

Definition
(verb) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
Synonyms : fit
Example Sentence
  • This piece won't fit into the puzzle

Definition
(verb) go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
Synonyms : rifle
Example Sentence
  • Who rifled through my desk drawers?

Definition
(verb) be spent
Example Sentence
  • All my money went for food and rent

Definition
(verb) give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
Synonyms : plump
Example Sentence
  • I plumped for the losing candidates

Definition
(verb) stop operating or functioning
Example Sentence
  • The engine finally went
  • The car died on the road
  • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
  • The coffee maker broke
  • The engine failed on the way to town
  • her eyesight went after the accident

Definition
(adj) functioning correctly and ready for action
Example Sentence
  • all systems are go

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