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go1

go1

pronunciation:
go
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun, interjection
phrases:
go back on, go down, go off
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: goes, going, went, gone
definition 1: to proceed; travel.
We're going to France in the summer.
synonyms:
advance, move, pass, proceed, travel
antonyms:
halt, stop
similar words:
course, make, progress, put, repair, ride, run, sally forth
definition 2: to move away from a place; leave.
We'll miss you so much if you go.
synonyms:
depart, leave
antonyms:
come, stay
similar words:
decamp, exit, flee, repair, retire, shove off, split, withdraw
definition 3: to extend from one point to another.
a long driveway that goes from the house to the road
synonyms:
extend, reach, run, stretch
similar words:
spread
definition 4: to be moving or operating properly.
There's plenty of gas, but the car won't go.
synonyms:
function, operate, run, work
similar words:
act, perform, ride
definition 5: to pass; elapse.
This holiday has gone so fast!
synonyms:
elapse, pass
antonyms:
come
similar words:
creep, drag, expire, flow, fly, glide, race, ride, run, tick
definition 6: to remain incomplete; be left.
There are two days to go before graduation.
definition 7: to be permissible or acceptable.
In this game, anything goes.
definition 8: to belong in a certain place or position.
These towels go in that drawer.
definition 9: to be a good match with something else; harmonize.
This blouse goes with that skirt.
synonyms:
harmonize, match
antonyms:
clash
similar words:
accord, agree, belong, fit, jibe, pair, relate
definition 10: to be used up or expended.
Money goes fast.
synonyms:
peter out, run out
similar words:
die out, disappear, dissipate, dissolve, evaporate, fade away, melt away, vanish
definition 11: to stop functioning; fail; die.
The engine finally went.
synonyms:
die, fail
similar words:
cease, give, stop
definition 12: to make a certain sound.
The champagne cork went "pop".
definition 13: to be accommodated; fit.
All those extra clothes won't go in that suitcase.
similar words:
belong, fit
definition 14: to circulate.
There is a rumor going in the office about those two.
synonyms:
circulate, make the rounds, pass
similar words:
flow, move, run, travel
definition 15: to become.
The milk has gone sour.
synonyms:
become, get, grow
similar words:
turn
definition 16: to be worded, written, or composed.
I've heard of the song, but I don't know how it goes.
synonyms:
read, run
definition 17: to be sold.
The house went for a good price.
synonyms:
sell
definition 18: to come to be in a certain state.
He went insane.
synonyms:
become
similar words:
end up, grow, take, wax, wind up
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: (informal) to wager or offer.
He went three dollars on the knife.
synonyms:
gamble, offer, put, wager
similar words:
risk
definition 2: to grow to or weigh.
The bull went a thousand pounds.
synonyms:
reach
similar words:
amount to, become, end up, weigh, wind up
definition 3: to take responsibility for.
He will go my plane fare.
synonyms:
cover
similar words:
afford, furnish, guarantee, provide, sponsor, warrant
definition 4: (informal) to say.
I go "Why?" and he goes "Because".
synonyms:
say
phrase: go back on
phrase: go down
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: goes
definition 1: the act of going.
synonyms:
movement, progression, succession, unfolding
similar words:
development, procession
definition 2: an attempt.
Have a go at tennis.
synonyms:
attempt, crack, effort, try
similar words:
bid, shot, whirl
definition 3: energy and spirit.
I admire her enthusiasm and go.
synonyms:
life, pep, verve, vim, zip
similar words:
Úlan, dash, energy, spirit, vitality
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: begin the race.
Get set, go!
phrase: go off
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