1. [ verb ] be pertinent or relevant or applicable
Synonyms: apply hold

"The same laws apply to you!" "This theory holds for all irrational numbers" "The same rules go for everyone"

Related terms: refer lend_oneself
2. [ verb ] intend with some possibility of fulfilment
Synonyms: hope

"I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"

Related terms: plan hoper
3. [ verb ] give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
Synonyms: accept consent

: "I cannot accept your invitation" "I go for this resolution"

Related terms: refuse react affirm permit agree yield settle undertake contract_in give consent
4. [ verb ] have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
Synonyms: take_to fancy

"She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"

Related terms: desire like
5. [ verb ] make an attempt at achieving something
Synonyms: try_for

"She tried for the Olympics"

Related terms: compete
Similar spelling:   gofer