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Definition of "went" []

  • Past tense of go1. (verb)
  • Archaic A past tense and a past participle of wend. (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 "went" in a sentence
  • "'You see… after those pics in the newspapers… of you giving Katya the kiss of life… after that… see… we were flooded… simply flooded… with inquiries… and all the cheaper seats went in a flash… and the reception tickets, too… all went…'"
  • "The mother and son were very near one to the other, close in their sympathies, and there can be but little doubt that the thoughts of the mother as she was struck went out, and perhaps _went strongly out_, to her boy who was now away from home."
  • ""_And she went -- and she went_!" rumbled Pat in the bass."