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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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