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go (third-person singular simple present goes, present participle going, simple past went, past participle gone)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To walk; to travel on ones feet. [11th-19th c.]
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XII:
      ‘As for that,’ seyde Sir Trystram, ‘I may chose othir to ryde othir to go.’
    • 1624, John Smith, Generall Historie, in Kupperman 1988, p. 129:
      Master Piercie our new President, was so sicke hee could neither goe nor stand.
  2. (intransitive) To move from one place to another. syn. ant. transl.
    Why don’t you go with us?
    This train goes to Chicago.
    Chris, where are you going?
  3. (intransitive) To leave; to move away. syn. ant.
    Please dont go!
    I really must be going.
  4. (intransitive) To be given, especially to be assigned or allotted.
    The property shall go to my wife.
    The award went to Steven Spielberg.
  5. (intransitive) To extend (from one point to another).
    This property goes all the way to the state line.
  6. (intransitive) To lead (in a direction).
    Does this road go to Fort Smith?
  7. (intransitive) To elapse.
    The time went slowly.
  8. (intransitive) To start.
    Get ready, get set, go!
    On your marks, get set, go!
    On your marks, set, go!
  9. (intransitive) To resort (to).
    Ill go to court if I have to.
  10. (intransitive) To change from one value to another.
    The price keeps going up.
  11. (intransitive) To end or disappear. syn. transl.
    After three days, my headache finally went.
  12. (intransitive) To be spent or used up.
    His money went on drink.
  13. (intransitive) To be discarded.
    This chair has got to go.
  14. (intransitive) To be sold.
    Everything must go.
    The car went for five thousand dollars.
  15. (intransitive) To die.
    • 1997, John Wheatcroft, The Education of Malcolm Palmer[1], ISBN 0845348639, page 85:
      ""Your fathers gone."" ""Okay, okay, the Gaffers kicked off. What happened?""
  16. (intransitive) To collapse. syn. transl.
    • 1998, Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek[2], ISBN 0060953020, page 157:
      I wonder if I hopped up and down, would the bridge go?
  17. (intransitive) To break down or decay.
    This meat is starting to go.
    My mind is going.
  18. (intransitive) To proceed (often to indicate the perceived quality of an event or state).
    That went well.
    A: How are things going? B: Not bad, thanks.
  19. (intransitive) To work (through or over), especially mentally.
    Ive gone over this a hundred times.
    Lets not go into that right now.
  20. (intransitive) To search.
    Somebody went through my things while I was out.
  21. (intransitive) To tend or contribute toward a result.
    Well, that goes to show you.
    These experiences go to make us stronger.
  22. (intransitive, often followed by a preposition) To fit. syn. transl.
    Do you think the sofa will go through the door?
    The belt just barely went around his waist.
  23. (intransitive) To be compatible, especially of colors or food and drink.
    This shade of red doesnt go with the drapes.
    White wine goes better with fish than red wine.
  24. (intransitive) To belong (somewhere). syn. transl.
    My shirts go on this side of the wardrobe.
    This piece of the jigsaw goes on the other side.
  25. To be expressed or composed (a certain way).
    The tune goes like this.
  26. (gaming, intransitive) To take a turn, especially in a game. syn. transl.
    It’s your turn; go.
  27. (intransitive) To attend.
    I go to school at the schoolhouse.
  28. (intransitive) To take up a profession.
    Gone for soldiers, every one.
    Shes gone to be a teacher.
  29. (intransitive) To be in a state continuously.
    I dont want my children to go hungry.
    We went barefoot in the summer.
  30. (intransitive) To survive or get by.
    How long can you go without water?
    Weve gone without your help for a while now.
  31. (intransitive) To move or travel in order to do something, or to do something while moving.
    We went swimming.
    Lets go shopping.
  32. (intransitive) To make an effort.
    You didnt have to go to such trouble.
    I never thought hed go so far as to call you.
  33. (intransitive) To date. syn. transl.
    How long having they been going together?
    Hes been going with her for two weeks.
  34. (intransitive) To fight or attack.
    I went at him with a knife.
    • 2002, Jayne Cobb, “Objects in Space”, Firefly episode:
      You wanna go, little man?
  35. (intransitive) To be pregnant (with).
    She goes with child.
    • 1613, William Shakespeare, The Life of King Henry the Eighth:
      The fruit she goes with / I pray for heartily, that it may find / Good time, and live
  36. (intransitive, of a machine) To work or function. syn. transl.
    The engine just wont go anymore.
  37. (intransitive) To have authority.
    Whatever the boss says goes, do you understand?
  38. (intransitive) To be valid or accepted.
    Anything goes around here.
    • 1503, “19 Henry VII. c. 5: Coin”, in A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the Law[3], published 1836, page 158:
      […] every of them, being gold, whole and weight, shall go and be current in payment throughout this his realm for the sum that they were coined for.
  39. (intransitive) To be told; to circulate.
    Theres a story going through the town about you.
  40. (intransitive) To be known or considered.
    That goes as murder in my book.
    He went by name of Sanders.
  41. (intransitive) To sound; to make a noise.
    I woke up just before the clock went.
  42. (intransitive, colloquial) To urinate or defecate. syn. transl.
    I really need to go.
    Have you managed to go today, Mrs. Miggins?
  43. (intransitive, colloquial, usually with ""and"") To do, especially to do something foolish.
    Whyd you have to go and do that?
  44. (intransitive, archaic) To walk.
    • 1684, John Bunyan, “Battle with Giant Slay-good”, in The Pilgrims Progress, Part II Section 3:
      Other brunts I also look for; but this I have resolved on, to wit, to run when I can, to go when I cannot run, and to creep when I cannot go.
  45. (intransitive, cricket, of a wicket) To be lost.
  46. (intransitive, cricket, of a batsman) To be out.
  47. (copula) To become. The adjective that follows usually describes a negative state. syn. transl.
    Youll go blind.
    I went crazy.
    After failing as a criminal, he decided to go straight.
  48. (transitive) To move for a particular distance or in a particular fashion.
    Weve only gone twenty miles today.
    This car can go circles around that one.
  49. (transitive) To take a particular part or share.
    Lets go halves on this.
  50. (transitive) To bet or venture (an amount).
    Ill go a ten-spot.
  51. (transitive) To yield or weigh.
    Those babies go five tons apiece.
    • 1910, Ray Stannard Baker, Adventures in Friendship[4], page 182:
      Thisll go three tons to the acre, or Ill eat my shirt.
  52. (transitive) To follow (a course or path).
    Lets go this way for a while.
    • 1951?, Gunther Olesch et al., Siddhartha, translation of original by Hermann Hesse:
      Im repeating it: I wish that you would go this path up to its end, that you shall find salvation!
  53. (transitive) To offer or bid an amount.
    Thats as high as I can go.
    We could go two fifty.
  54. (transitive) To make (a specified sound). transl.
    Cats go meow.
  55. (transitive, colloquial) To enjoy.
    I could go a beer right about now.
  56. (transitive, sports) To have a certain record.
    Theyve gone one for three in this series.
    The team is going five in a row.
  57. (transitive, slang) To say (something). Often used in present tense. transl.
    I go, ""As if!"" And she was all like, ""Whatever!""
  58. (transitive, slang) To think or say to oneself.
    As soon as I did it, I went ""that was stupid.""
  59. (transitive, Australian slang) To attack.
    • 1964, Robert Close, Love Me Sailor[5], page 131:
      As big as me. Strong, too. I was itching to go him, And he had clouted Ernie.
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    • 2011 June 4, Phil McNulty, “England 2 - 2 Switzerland”, BBC:
      England have now gone four games without a win at Wembley, their longest sequence without a victory in 30 years, and still have much work to do to reach Euro 2012 as they prepare for a testing trip to face Bulgaria in Sofia in September.

go (plural goes)

  1. A turn at something.
    You’ve been on it long enough—now let your brother have a go.
  2. (gaming) A turn in a game.
    It’s your go.
  3. An attempt.
    I’ll give it a go.
  4. An approval to do something or a something that has been approved to do.
    We will begin as soon as the boss says its a go.


  1. him (genitive and accusative of on)
    Widzisz go?
    Can you see him?

g? (definite g?l?, comparative gòlij?, Cyrillic spelling ???)

  1. (Bosnian, Serbian) naked, nude, bare


  1. absolutely

go (prefixes ""h"" to vowels)

  1. to, till, until
    dul go Meiriceá
    to go to America
    Fáilte go hÉirinn
    Welcome to Ireland

go (triggers eclipsis, takes dependent form of irregular verbs)

  1. that (used to introduce a subordinate clause)
    Deir sé go bhfuil deifir air
    He says that he is in a hurry
  2. until
    Fan go dtiocfaidh sé
    Wait until he comes

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