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Definition of "go" [go]

  • To move or travel; proceed: We will go by bus. Solicitors went from door to door seeking donations. How fast can the boat go? (verb-intransitive)
  • To move away from a place; depart: Go before I cry. (verb-intransitive)
  • To pursue a certain course: messages that go through diplomatic channels to the ambassador. (verb-intransitive)
  • To resort to another, as for aid: went directly to the voters of her district. See Synonyms at resort. (verb-intransitive)
  • To extend between two points or in a certain direction; run: curtains that go from the ceiling to the floor. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move or proceed, esp to or from a point or in a certain direction (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To proceed towards a particular person or place with some specified intention or purpose (verb)
  • To depart (verb)
  • To start, as in a race: often used in commands (verb)
  • To make regular journeys (verb)
  • To operate or function effectively (verb)
  • To become (verb)
  • To make a noise as specified (verb)
  • To enter into a specified state or condition (verb)
  • To be or continue to be in a specified state or condition (verb)
  • To lead, extend, or afford access (verb)
  • To proceed towards an activity (verb)
  • To serve or contribute (verb)
  • To follow a course as specified; fare (verb)
  • To be applied or allotted to a particular purpose or recipient (verb)
  • To be sold or otherwise transferred to a recipient (verb)
  • To be ranked; compare (verb)
  • To blend or harmonize (verb)
  • To be known (by a name or disguise) (verb)
  • To fit or extend (verb)
  • To have a usual or proper place (verb)
  • (of music, poetry, etc) to be sounded; expressed, etc (verb)
  • To fail or give way (verb)
  • To break down or collapse abruptly (verb)
  • To die (verb)
  • (of time) to elapse (verb)
  • To travel past (verb)
  • To be guided (by) (verb)
  • To occur (verb)
  • To be eliminated, abolished, or given up (verb)
  • To be spent or finished (verb)
  • To circulate or be transmitted (verb)
  • To attend (verb)
  • To join a stated profession (verb)
  • To have recourse (to); turn (verb)
  • To subject or put oneself (to) (verb)
  • To proceed, esp up to or beyond certain limits (verb)
  • To be acceptable or tolerated (verb)
  • To carry the weight of final authority (verb)
  • To be contained in (verb)
  • To endure or last out (verb)
  • To bet or bid (verb)
  • To have as one's weight (verb)
  • To start to act so as to (verb)
  • To leave so as to (verb)
  • To perform well; be successful (verb)
  • To say: widely used, esp in the historic present, in reporting dialogue (verb)
  • The act of going (noun)
  • An attempt or try (noun)
  • An attempt at stopping a person suspected of a crime (noun)
  • An attack, esp verbal (noun)
  • A turn (noun)
  • The quality of being active and energetic (noun)
  • Hard or energetic work (noun)
  • A successful venture or achievement (noun)
  • A bout or attack (of an illness) (noun)
  • An unforeseen, usually embarrassing or awkward, turn of events (noun)
  • A bargain or agreement (noun)
  • Functioning properly and ready for action: esp used in astronautics (adjective)

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Use "go" in a sentence
  • "CONAN: We were going to talk about it in just a minute, but I think we have to let Cornel go� Ms. SIMON: Oh, you've got to go."
  • "A rumpus fun story about 10 clowns who want to go to town, but on each page the readers discover why each clown can't go*."
  • "Here you go partner…..go here and look for it, it should be there for you to buy."