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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)

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.

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."