go is the dictionary form of gone Definition of go
1. [ verb ] change location; move, travel, or proceed
Synonyms: move travel locomote

"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"

Related terms: stay_in_place walk come return follow repair_to ride fall turn fly crawl pass travel_by travel_rapidly rise drive step advance descend follow rush wander proceed slither float swim withdraw wheel pursue scramble accompany walk step swing back circle pull pace play run come bounce float ease draw circle go_around glide transfer hurtle career stray trundle round ascend weave ride precede flock cruise angle speed travel shuttle trail taxi drift steam whistle lurch rip wend fly zigzag pan get_around ghost whine drag plow pass_over travel fall sift drive bang do beetle forge raft navigate carry retrograde swap float breeze derail billow zoom circulate hiss whisk slice_into circuit betake_oneself seek whish outflank propagate lance swash ski run retreat island_hop ferry automobile precess repair snowshoe ride prance step drive push move_around wash travel_purposefully repair_to continue climb travel_by rise advance advance descend elapse withdraw sink sink go_around abscond set go_out move_out move motion movement traveler change_of_location locomotion locomotion
2. [ verb ] follow a procedure or take a course
Synonyms: move proceed

"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"

Related terms: act work venture appeal steamroller procedure
3. [ verb ] move away from a place into another direction
Synonyms: depart go_away

"Go away before I start to cry" "The train departs at noon"

Related terms: come exit shove_off departure loss departer
4. [ verb ] enter or assume a certain state or condition
Synonyms: become get

"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!"

Related terms: change_state come take sober_up run break settle grow_into take_effect work sober_up progress progress swim gain
5. [ verb ] be awarded; be allotted

"The first prize goes to Mary" "Her money went on clothes"

6. [ verb ] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Synonyms: run extend lead pass

"Service runs all the way to Cranbury" "His knowledge doesn't go very far" "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"

Related terms: be come go_far radiate reach line range
7. [ verb ] have a particular form
Synonyms: run

"the story or argument runs....", "as the saying goes..."

Related terms: be
8. [ verb ] follow a certain course
Synonyms: proceed

"The inauguration went well" "how did your interview go?"

Related terms: anticipate happen do drag
9. [ verb ] be abolished or discarded

"These ugly billboards have to go!" "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"

Related terms: disappear
10. [ verb ] be or continue to be in a certain condition

"The children went hungry that day"

Related terms: be
11. [ verb ] make a certain noise or sound
Synonyms: sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Related terms: cause_to_be_perceived ring resound rustle boom rattle buzz crack rumble clang whistle make_noise tinkle click bang whizz drum snap roll crump tick thud whistle clop pop blow chatter clank snarl ripple lap chug honk resonate patter blow glug twang tap guggle splash hum bleep ping ping whish splat squelch trump drone boom clangor skirl tweet chime ting skirl gurgle sound audio
12. [ verb ] to be spent or finished
Synonyms: run_short run_low

"The money had gone after a few days" "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"

Related terms: terminate end
13. [ verb ] progress by being changed
Synonyms: move run

: "The speech has to go through several more drafts" "run through your presentation before the meeting"

Related terms: change test
14. [ verb ] perform as expected when applied
Synonyms: operate work function run

"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"

Related terms: malfunction service run roll double cut pan_out run work operation
15. [ verb ] pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action

"How is it going?" "The day went well until I got your call"

Related terms: collocate_with going
16. [ verb ] continue to live; endure or last
Synonyms: live survive last endure hold_up hold_out live_on

"We went without water and food for 3 days" "The legend of Elvis lives on" "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America" "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"

Related terms: stand_up live_out perennate exist be be
17. [ verb ] (biology) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
Synonyms: die perish pass_away expire exit pass decease

"She died from cancer" "They children perished in the fire" "The patient went peacefully"

Related terms: be_born change_state starve fall drown kick_the_bucket buy_it suffocate predecease suffocate succumb die_out die_out die_back die_down fail die death death death Death death death loss dead_person
18. [ verb ] (work) support oneself by doing a certain type of work
Synonyms: live survive last endure live_on hold_up live_off hold_out live_by exist_by

"She lives on the meager income from her writing"

Related terms: exist stand_up live_out perennate exist be be
19. [ verb ] be in the right place or situation
Synonyms: belong

"Where do these books belong?" "Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government" "Where do these books go?"

Related terms: be
20. [ verb ] begin or set in motion
Synonyms: start get_going

"I start at eight in the morning" "Ready, set, go!"

Related terms: stop go_on get_off_the_ground
21. [ verb ] have a turn; make one's move in a game
Synonyms: move

"Can I go now?"

Related terms: draw maneuver open stalemate castle check serve trump bluff move play
22. [ verb ] be ranked or compare

"This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"

Related terms: compare
23. [ noun ] (pharmacology) designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws; in 1985 it was declared illegal
Synonyms: MDMA Adam ecstasy cristal disco_biscuit hug_drug x xtc methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Related terms: club_drug designer_drug
24. [ adjective ] functioning correctly and ready for action

"all systems are go"

Related terms: no-go a-ok a-ok
25. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 14315
26. [ verb ] stop operating or functioning
Synonyms: fail break break_down die go_bad conk_out give_out give_way

"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"

Related terms: change blow_out misfire crash malfunction die break failure
27. [ verb ] give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
Synonyms: plump

"I plumped for the losing candidates"

Related terms: choose
28. [ noun ] a usually brief attempt
Synonyms: fling pass whirl offer crack

"he took a crack at it" "I gave it a whirl"

Related terms: attempt
29. [ verb ] be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
Synonyms: fit

"This skirt won't go around your waist"

Related terms: fit joint tesselate blend
30. [ verb ] lead. extend, or afford access
Synonyms: lead

"This door goes to the basement" "The road runs South"

Related terms: be
31. [ verb ] be spent

"All my money went for food and rent"

Related terms: run_low
32. [ verb ] be sounded, played, or expressed

"How does this song go again?"

33. [ verb ] blend or harmonize
Synonyms: blend blend_in

"This flavor will blend with those in your dish" "This sofa won't go with the chairs"

Related terms: harmonize fit
34. [ verb ] (mathematics) be contained in

"How many times does 18 go into 54?"

35. [ verb ] go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
Synonyms: rifle

"Who rifled through my desk drawers?"

Related terms: search
36. [ noun ] (work) a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Synonyms: tour spell turn

"it's my go" "a spell of work"

Related terms: shift move
37. [ noun ] (Japanese) 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
Related terms: board_game Japan
Similar spelling:   gonne