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Definition of "goes" []

  • Third person singular present tense of go1. (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.

Use "goes" in a sentence
  • "(_She goes out hurriedly through the hall door_.) _Nora_ (_goes to_ HELMER'S _door, opens it and peeps in_)."
  • "In the meantime, I claim that as far as such evidence goes, — (and it certainly goes a very little way, yet, _as far as it goes_,) — it is a note of S. Mark’s authorship, that within the compass of the last twelve verses of his Gospel these two compounded verbs should be met with."
  • "If a label goes out of their way before they sign you, that's pretty impressive."