Definitions for go

Definitions for (noun) go

Main entry: go, go game

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

Main entry: whirl, crack, offer, pass, fling, go

Definition: a usually brief attempt

Usage: he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

Main entry: X, XTC, Adam, disco biscuit, cristal, ecstasy, hug drug, go

Definition: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Main entry: spell, go, tour, turn

Definition: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

Usage: it's my go; a spell of work

Definitions for (verb) go

Main entry: become, go, get

Definition: enter or assume a certain state or condition

Usage: 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!

Main entry: go, proceed

Definition: follow a certain course

Usage: The inauguration went well; how did your interview go?

Main entry: snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, go, pass, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire

Definition: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

Usage: 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

Main entry: go

Definition: be abolished or discarded

Usage: These ugly billboards have to go!; These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge

Main entry: break, break down, die, conk out, go, go bad, give out, give way, fail

Definition: stop operating or functioning

Usage: 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

Main entry: run, move, go

Definition: progress by being changed

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

Main entry: go, plump

Definition: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number

Usage: I plumped for the losing candidates

Main entry: go, move

Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game

Usage: Can I go now?

Main entry: go, run low, run short

Definition: to be spent or finished

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

Main entry: go

Definition: be spent

Usage: All my money went for food and rent

Main entry: rifle, go

Definition: go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way

Usage: Who rifled through my desk drawers?

Main entry: operate, run, work, go, function

Definition: perform as expected when applied

Usage: 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

Main entry: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: 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

Main entry: go, go away, depart

Definition: move away from a place into another direction

Usage: Go away before I start to cry; The train departs at noon

Main entry: start, go, get going

Definition: begin or set in motion

Usage: I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!

Main entry: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Main entry: proceed, move, go

Definition: follow a procedure or take a course

Usage: 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

Main entry: go

Definition: pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action

Usage: How is it going?; The day went well until I got your call

Main entry: go

Definition: be or continue to be in a certain condition

Usage: The children went hungry that day

Main entry: go, hold out, hold up, live, live on, last, endure, survive

Definition: continue to live through hardship or adversity

Usage: 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?

Main entry: go

Definition: be awarded; be allotted

Usage: The first prize goes to Mary; Her money went on clothes

Main entry: go, fit

Definition: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

Usage: This piece won't fit into the puzzle

Main entry: extend, run, lead, go, pass

Definition: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

Usage: 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

Main entry: lead, go

Definition: lead, extend, or afford access

Usage: This door goes to the basement; The road runs South

Main entry: go, blend, blend in

Definition: blend or harmonize

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

Main entry: go

Definition: be sounded, played, or expressed

Usage: How does this song go again?

Main entry: go

Definition: be contained in

Usage: How many times does 18 go into 54?

Main entry: go, run

Definition: have a particular form

Usage: the story or argument runs as follows; as the saying goes...

Main entry: go

Definition: be ranked or compare

Usage: This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go

Main entry: belong, go

Definition: be in the right place or situation

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

Definitions for (adj) go

Main entry: go

Definition: functioning correctly and ready for action

Usage: all systems are go

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