Synonyms for go for

Synonyms for (verb) go for

Synonyms: hope, go for

Definition: intend with some possibility of fulfilment

Usage: I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening

Similar words: plan, be after

Definition: have the will and intention to carry out some action

Usage: He plans to be in graduate school next year; The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion


Synonyms: consent, accept, go for

Definition: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

Usage: I cannot accept your invitation; I go for this resolution

Similar words: respond, react

Definition: show a response or a reaction to something


Synonyms: try for, go for

Definition: make an attempt at achieving something

Usage: She tried for the Olympics

Similar words: contend, vie, compete

Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others


Synonyms: fancy, take to, go for

Definition: have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

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

Similar words: desire, want

Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly

Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room


Synonyms: apply, go for, hold

Definition: be pertinent or relevant or applicable

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

Similar words: concern, bear on, come to, refer, relate, touch, touch on, have-to doe with, pertain

Definition: be relevant to

Usage: There were lots of questions referring to her talk; My remark pertained to your earlier comments