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pronunciation:
go
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, interjection, noun
phrases:
be going to, go about, go after, go ahead, go along, go along with, go around, go back, go back on, go down, go in, go in on, go off, go off on (someone), go on, go out, go over, go through, go through with, go under, go up, go with, go without saying
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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.The ball went flying over the fence.
synonyms:
advance, move, pass, proceed, travel
antonyms:
halt, stop
similar words:
course, make, progress, put, repair, ride, run, sally forth
definition 2: to move off or proceed somewhere for a specified purpose or activity.
She went to get the car.[verb + infinitive ] They went shopping around noon.We're going to go bowling on Saturday.
definition 3: 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 4: to extend from one point to another.
There's a long driveway that goes from the house to the road.
synonyms:
extend, reach, run, stretch
similar words:
spread
definition 5: 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 6: 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 7: to remain incomplete; be left.
There are two days to go before graduation.
definition 8: to be permissible or acceptable.
In this game, anything goes.
definition 9: to belong in a certain place or position.
These towels go in that drawer.
definition 10: to be a good match; harmonize (usu. fol. by "with").
That tie goes well with that suit.That flowery blouse and that striped skirt really don't go.Those old-fashioned curtains don't go with the modern furniture.
synonyms:
harmonize, match
antonyms:
clash
similar words:
accord, agree, belong, fit, jibe, pair, relate
definition 11: to typically or correctly accompany (usu. fol. by "with").
Here are the mittens that go with that muffler.I can't find the top that goes with the sugar bowl.
definition 12: 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 13: to stop functioning; fail; die.
The engine finally went.
synonyms:
die, fail
similar words:
cease, give, stop
definition 14: to be accommodated; fit.
All those extra clothes won't go in that suitcase.
similar words:
belong, fit
definition 15: 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 16: to become.
The milk has gone sour.
synonyms:
become, get, grow
similar words:
turn
definition 17: to be worded, written, or composed.
I've heard of the song, but I don't know how it goes.
synonyms:
read, run
definition 18: to be sold.
The house went for a good price.
synonyms:
sell
definition 19: 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 make a specified sound.
The champagne cork went "pop."The cow goes "moo."
definition 4: (informal) to say (often used to highlight the exact words that are said and often to imitate what is said in order to bring drama to the reporting).
I asked him if he was okay and he goes, "What do YOU care! You don't care about me!"
synonyms:
say
definition 5: to take responsibility for.
Fortunately, my dad is willing to go my plane fare.
synonyms:
cover
similar words:
afford, furnish, guarantee, provide, sponsor, warrant
phrase: go about, go after, go ahead, go along, go along with, go around, go back, go back on, go down, go in, go in on, go off, go off on (someone), go on, go out, go over, go through, go through with, go under, go up, go with, go without saying
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: begin the race.
Get set, go!
 
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
phrase: be going to
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