Definition of Go
1. Noun. A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). "A spell of work"
2. Verb. Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically. "They go in the countryside"; "News travelled fast"
Specialized synonyms: Circulate, Go Around, Spread, Carry, Ease, Whish, Float, Swap, Seek, Whine, Fly, Ride, Come, Ghost, Betake Oneself, Overfly, Pass Over, Travel, Wend, Do, Raft, Get About, Get Around, Repair, Resort, Cruise, Journey, Travel, Come, Come Up, Round, Trundle, Push, Travel Purposefully, Swing, Cast, Drift, Ramble, Range, Roam, Roll, Rove, Stray, Swan, Tramp, Vagabond, Wander, Take The Air, Walk, Meander, Thread, Wander, Weave, Wind, Forge, Spirt, Spurt, Crawl, Creep, Scramble, Slide, Slither, Roll, Wheel, Glide, Bounce, Jounce, Breeze, Be Adrift, Blow, Drift, Float, Play, Float, Swim, Swim, Walk, Move Around, Turn, Circle, Slice Into, Slice Through, Drift, Err, Stray, Run, Step, Drive, Motor, Automobile, Ski, Fly, Wing, Steam, Steamer, Tram, Taxi, Ferry, Caravan, Ride, Sit, Prance, Swim, Arise, Come Up, Go Up, Lift, Move Up, Rise, Uprise, Ascend, Go Up, Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down, Fall, Crank, Zigzag, Follow, Travel Along, Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress, Draw Back, Move Back, Pull Away, Pull Back, Recede, Retire, Retreat, Withdraw, Retrograde, Continue, Go Forward, Proceed, Back, Pan, Follow, Lead, Precede, Follow, Pursue, Return, Derail, Jump, Flock, Accompany, Billow, Circulate, Circle, Circulate, Angle, Go Across, Go Through, Pass, Go By, Go Past, Pass, Pass By, Surpass, Travel By, Hurry, Speed, Travel Rapidly, Zip, Speed, Zoom, Drive, Belt Along, Bucket Along, Cannonball Along, Hasten, Hie, Hotfoot, Pelt Along, Race, Rush, Rush Along, Speed, Step On It, Shack, Trail, Shuttle, Hiss, Whoosh, Whisk, Career, Circuit, Lance, Go Around, Outflank, Propagate, Draw, Change, Transfer, Swash, Pace, Step, Tread, Step, Hurtle, Retreat, Whistle, Island Hop, Plough, Plow, Lurch, Sift, Fall, Drag, Run, Bang, Precess, Move Around, Travel, Ride, Snowshoe, Beetle
Related verbs: Displace, Move
Also: Go Around, Go By, Go By, Go Down, Go Down, Go Down, Go Off, Go On, Go On, Go Out, Go Under, Go Up, Go Up, Move Back, Move On, Move Out
Derivative terms: Locomotion, Locomotion, Locomotive, Motion, Move, Movement, Movement, Mover, Travel, Travel, Traveler, Traveller
Antonyms: Stay In Place
3. Adjective. Functioning correctly and ready for action. "All systems are go"
4. Noun. Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine.
Generic synonyms: Mdma, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
5. Verb. Follow a procedure or take a course. "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Specialized synonyms: Work, Embark, Venture, Steamroll, Steamroller
Derivative terms: Procedure, Proceeding, Proceedings
6. Noun. A usually brief attempt. "I gave it a whirl"
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
7. Verb. Move away from a place into another direction. "The train departs at noon"
Specialized synonyms: Blow, Shove Along, Shove Off
Generic synonyms: Exit, Get Out, Go Out, Leave
Derivative terms: Departer, Departure, Departure, Goer, Going
8. Noun. A board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters.
9. Verb. Enter or assume a certain state or condition. "Water and oil go into the bowl"; "Get going!"
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Specialized synonyms: Sober, Sober Up, Sober, Sober Up, Work, Take Effect, Run, Take, Break, Settle
Also: Get Ahead, Get Along, Get On, Get Over
10. Verb. Be awarded; be allotted. "Her money went on clothes"
11. Verb. Have a particular form. "As the saying goes..."
12. Verb. Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point. "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
Generic synonyms: Be
Specialized synonyms: Come, Radiate, Ray, Go Deep, Go Far
Related verbs: Range, Run
Also: Extend To, Run Along
Derivative terms: Extent
13. Verb. Follow a certain course. "How did your interview go?"
Generic synonyms: Come About, Fall Out, Go On, Hap, Happen, Occur, Pass, Pass Off, Take Place
Specialized synonyms: Drag, Drag On, Drag Out, Come, Do, Fare, Get Along, Make Out
14. Verb. Be abolished or discarded. "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
15. Verb. Be or continue to be in a certain condition. "The children went hungry that day"
16. Verb. Make a certain noise or sound. "The woods go with many kinds of birds "; "The gun went `bang'"
Specialized synonyms: Snarl, Sing, Whistle, Blow, Ting, Make Noise, Noise, Resound, Splat, Twang, Clang, Clangor, Clank, Clangor, Clangour, Boom, Boom Out, Beat, Drum, Thrum, Rattle, Beat, Tick, Ticktack, Ticktock, Resonate, Vibrate, Crash, Tweet, Twirp, Skirl, Gurgle, Glug, Blow, Whish, Guggle, Ping, Knock, Ping, Pink, Trump, Squelch, Chug, Peal, Ring, Bombilate, Bombinate, Buzz, Chime, Rustle, Crack, Snap, Crack, Beep, Blare, Claxon, Honk, Toot, Whistle, Echo, Resound, Reverberate, Ring, Thud, Thump, Clop, Clump, Clunk, Plunk, Patter, Pitter-patter, Knock, Pink, Rap, Tap, Click, Tick, Chatter, Click, Pop, Chink, Clink, Tink, Tinkle, Slosh, Slush, Splash, Splosh, Hum, Thrum, Bleep, Grumble, Rumble, Boom, Din, Bang, Babble, Bubble, Burble, Guggle, Gurgle, Ripple, Lap, Swish, Swoosh, Swosh, Drone, Birr, Purr, Whir, Whirr, Whiz, Whizz, Roll
Generic synonyms: Cause To Be Perceived
Derivative terms: Sound, Sound, Sound, Sound
17. Verb. Perform as expected when applied. "These cars won't go "; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
Specialized synonyms: Double, Roll, Run, Cut, Serve, Service
Related verbs: Run, Work
Derivative terms: Functioning, Operant, Operation, Operation, Operative
18. Verb. To be spent or finished. "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"
19. Verb. Progress by being changed. "Run through your presentation before the meeting"
20. Verb. Continue to live through hardship or adversity. "The business is going to go "; "How long can a person last without food and water?"
Entails: Be, Live
Related verbs: Be, Live, Exist, Live, Subsist, Survive
Specialized synonyms: Hold Up, Hold Water, Stand Up, Perennate, Live Out
Derivative terms: Endurance, Survival
21. Verb. Pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action. "The day went well until I got your call"
22. Verb. Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life. "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
Specialized synonyms: Abort, Asphyxiate, Stifle, Suffocate, Buy It, Pip Out, Drown, Predecease, Famish, Starve, Fall, Succumb, Yield
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Related verbs: Break, Break Down, Conk Out, Die, Fail, Give Out, Give Way, Go Bad, Die
Derivative terms: Decease, Decedent, Death, Death, Death, Death, Death, Death, Exit, Expiration, Going, Passing
Antonyms: Be Born
Also: Die Down, Die Down, Die Off, Die Out
23. Verb. Be in the right place or situation. "The chairs go in the corner"; "Where do these books go?"
24. Verb. Be ranked or compare. "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"
25. Verb. Begin or set in motion. "Ready, set, go!"
Specialized synonyms: Come On, Come Up, Go On, Get Off The Ground, Take Off
26. Verb. Have a turn; make one's move in a game. "Sam and Sue go"; "Can I go now?"
Related verbs: Make A Motion, Move
Specialized synonyms: Bluff, Bluff Out, Stalemate, Castle, Serve, Open, Cast, Draw, Ruff, Trump, Maneuver, Manoeuver, Manoeuvre, Operate, Check
Derivative terms: Move
27. Verb. Be contained in. "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
28. Verb. Be sounded, played, or expressed. "How does this song go again?"
29. Verb. Blend or harmonize. "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
Related verbs: Fit
Generic synonyms: Accord, Agree, Concord, Consort, Fit In, Harmonise, Harmonize
30. Verb. Lead, extend, or afford access. "The road runs South"
31. Verb. Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired. "These cars won't go "; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
Specialized synonyms: Tessellate, Joint
Related verbs: Blend, Blend In
Generic synonyms: Fit
Derivative terms: Fit, Fitting
32. Verb. Go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way. "The men go for animals in the area"; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"
33. Verb. Be spent. "All my money went for food and rent"
34. Verb. Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number. "I plumped for the losing candidates"
35. Verb. Stop operating or functioning. "These cars won't go "; "Her eyesight went after the accident"
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Break, Buy The Farm, Cash In One's Chips, Choke, Conk, Croak, Decease, Die, Drop Dead, Exit, Expire, Give-up The Ghost, Kick The Bucket, Pass, Pass Away, Perish, Pop Off, Snuff It
Specialized synonyms: Crash, Go Down, Blow, Blow Out, Burn Out, Misfire, Malfunction, Misfunction
Derivative terms: Breakable, Breakdown, Failure
Definition of Go
1. p. p. Gone.
2. v. i. To pass from one place to another; to be in motion; to be in a state not motionless or at rest; to proceed; to advance; to make progress; -- used, in various applications, of the movement of both animate and inanimate beings, by whatever means, and also of the movements of the mind; also figuratively applied.
3. v. t. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in.
4. n. Act; working; operation.
5. n. Something that goes or is successful; a success; as, he made a go of it; also, an agreement.
Definition of Go
1. Abbreviation. Gorontalo, a province of Indonesia. ¹
2. Abbreviation. Goiás, a state of Brazil. ¹
3. Proper noun. A board game played for over 2000 years. It is played with 181 black stones and 180 white ones, typically on a board of squares 19 squares wide and 19 deep. ¹
4. Proper noun. (computing) A compiled, garbage collector garbage-collected, concurrent programming language developed by (w Google). ¹
5. Verb. (obsolete intransitive) To walk; to travel on one's feet. (defdate 11th-19th c.) ¹
6. Verb. (intransitive) To move from one place to another. (jump move s a t) ¹
7. Verb. (intransitive) To leave; to move away. (jump depart s a) ¹
8. Verb. (intransitive) To be given, especially to be assigned or allotted. ¹
9. Verb. (intransitive) To extend (from one point to another). ¹
10. Verb. (intransitive) To lead (in a direction). ¹
11. Verb. (intransitive) To elapse. ¹
12. Verb. (intransitive) To start. ¹
13. Verb. To begin an action or process. ¹
14. Verb. (intransitive) To resort (to). ¹
15. Verb. (intransitive) To change from one value to another. ¹
16. Verb. (intransitive) To end or disappear. (jump disappear s t) ¹
17. Verb. (intransitive) To be spent or used up. ¹
18. Verb. (intransitive) To be discarded. ¹
19. Verb. (intransitive) To be sold. ¹
20. Verb. (intransitive) To die. ¹
21. Verb. (intransitive) To collapse. (jump collapse s t) ¹
22. Verb. (intransitive) To break down or decay. ¹
23. Verb. (intransitive) To proceed (often to indicate the perceived quality of an event or state). ¹
24. Verb. (intransitive) To work (through or over), especially mentally. ¹
25. Verb. (intransitive) To tend or contribute toward a result. ¹
26. Verb. (intransitive often followed by a preposition) To fit. (jump en fit s t) ¹
27. Verb. (intransitive) To be compatible, especially of colors or food and drink. ¹
28. Verb. (intransitive) To belong (somewhere). (jump belong in a place s t) ¹
29. Verb. To be expressed or composed (a certain way). ¹
30. Verb. (gaming intransitive) To take a turn, especially in a game. (jump take a turn s t) ¹
31. Verb. (intransitive) To attend. ¹
32. Verb. (intransitive) To take up a profession. ¹
33. Verb. (intransitive) To be in a state continuously. ¹
34. Verb. (intransitive) To survive or get by; to last or persist for a stated length of time. ¹
35. Verb. (intransitive) To move or travel in order to do something, or to do something while moving. ¹
36. Verb. (intransitive) To make an effort. ¹
37. Verb. (intransitive) To date. (jump date s t) ¹
38. Verb. (intransitive) To fight or attack. ¹
39. Verb. (intransitive) To be pregnant (with). ¹
40. Verb. (intransitive of a machine) To work or function. (jump function s t) ¹
41. Verb. (intransitive) To have authority. ¹
42. Verb. (intransitive) To be valid or accepted. ¹
43. Verb. (intransitive) To be told; to circulate. ¹
44. Verb. (intransitive) To be known or considered. ¹
45. Verb. (intransitive) To sound; to make a noise. ¹
46. Verb. (intransitive colloquial) To urinate or defecate. (jump urinate s t) ¹
47. Verb. (intransitive colloquial usually with "and") To do, especially to do something foolish. ¹
48. Verb. (intransitive archaic) To walk. ¹
49. Verb. (intransitive cricket of a wicket) To be lost. ¹
50. Verb. (intransitive cricket of a batsman) To be out. ¹
51. Verb. (context: copula) To become. The adjective that follows usually describes a negative state. (jump become s t) ¹
52. Verb. (transitive) To move for a particular distance or in a particular fashion. ¹
53. Verb. (transitive) To take a particular part or share. ¹
54. Verb. (transitive) To bet or venture (an amount). ¹
55. Verb. (transitive) To yield or weigh. ¹
56. Verb. (transitive) To follow (a course or path). ¹
57. Verb. (transitive) To offer or bid an amount. ¹
58. Verb. (transitive) To make (a specified sound). (jump make a sound t) ¹
59. Verb. (transitive colloquial) To enjoy. ¹
60. Verb. (transitive sports) To have a certain record. ¹
61. Verb. (transitive slang) To say (something). Often used in present tense. (jump say t) ¹
62. Verb. (transitive slang) To think or say to oneself. ¹
63. Verb. (transitive Australian slang) To attack. ¹
64. Noun. A turn at something. ¹
65. Noun. (gaming) A turn in a game. ¹
66. Noun. An attempt. ¹
67. Noun. An approval to do something or a something that has been approved to do. ¹
68. Noun. (board game) A board game, originally from China, played in East Asia, mostly in China, Japan, and Korea. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Go
1. to move along [v WENT, GONE, GOING or GWINE, GOES] / a Japanese board game [n GOS]
Medical Definition of Go
1. To pass from one place to another; to be in motion; to be in a state not motionless or at rest; to proced; to advance; to make progress; used, in various applications, of the movement of both animate and inanimate beings, by whatever means, and also of the movements of the mind; also figuratively applied.
2. To move upon the feet, or step by step; to walk; also, to walk step by step, or leisurely.
In old writers go is much used as opposed to run, or ride. "Whereso I go or ride." "You know that love Will creep in service where it can not go." (Shak) "Thou must run to him; for thou hast staid so long that going will scarce serve the turn." (Shak) "He fell from running to going, and from going to clambering upon his hands and his knees." (Bunyan)
In Chaucer go is used frequently with the pronoun in the objective used reflexively; as, he goeth him home.
3. To be passed on fron one to another; to pass; to circulate; hence, with for, to have currency; to be taken, accepted, or regarded. "The man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul." (1 Sa. Xvii. 12) "[The money] should go according to its true value." (Locke)
4. To proceed or happen in a given manner; to fare; to move on or be carried on; to have course; to come to an issue or result; to succeed; to turn out. "How goes the night, boy ?" (Shak) "I think, as the world goes, he was a good sort of man enough." (Arbuthnot) "Whether the cause goes for me or against me, you must pay me the reward." (I Watts)
5. To proceed or tend toward a result, consequence, or product; to tend; to conduce; to be an ingredient; to avail; to apply; to contribute; often with the infinitive; as, this goes to show. "Against right reason all your counsels go." (Dryden) "To master the foul flend there goeth some complement knowledge of theology." (Sir W. Scott)
6. To apply one's self; to set one's self; to undertake. "Seeing himself confronted by so many, like a resolute orator, he went not to denial, but to justify his cruel falsehood." (Sir P. Sidney)
Go, in this sense, is often used in the present participle with the auxiliary verb to be, before an infinitive, to express a future of intention, or to denote design; as, I was going to say; I am going to begin harvest.
7. To proceed by a mental operation; to pass in mind or by an act of the memory or imagination; generally with over or through. "By going over all these particulars, you may receive some tolerable satisfaction about this great subject." (South)
8. To be with young; to be pregnant; to gestate. "The fruit she goes with, I pray for heartily, that it may find Good time, and live." (Shak)
9. To move from the person speaking, or from the point whence the action is contemplated; to pass away; to leave; to depart; in opposition to stay and come. "I will let you go, that ye may sacrifice to the Lord your God; . . . Only ye shall not go very far away." (Ex. Viii. 28)
10. To pass away; to depart forever; to be lost or ruined; to perish; to decline; to decease; to die. "By Saint George, he's gone! That spear wound hath our master sped." (Sir W. Scott)
11. To reach; to extend; to lead; as, a line goes across the street; his land goes to the river; this road goes to new York. "His amorous expressions go no further than virtue may allow." (Dryden)
12. To have recourse; to resort; as, to go to law.
Go is used, in combination with many prepositions and adverbs, to denote motion of the kind indicated by the preposition or adverb, in which, and not in the verb, lies the principal force of the expression; as, to go against to go into, to go out, to go aside, to go astray, etc. Go to, come; move; go away; a phrase of exclamation, serious or ironical. To go a-begging, not to be in demand; to be undesired. To go about. To set about; to enter upon a scheme of action; to undertake. "They went about to slay him." "They never go about . . . To hide or palliate their vices." (Swift) To tack; to turn the head of a ship; to wear. To go abraod. To go to a foreign country. To go out of doors. To become public; to be published or disclosed; to be current. "Then went this saying abroad among the brethren." (John xxi. 23) To go against. To march against; to attack. To be in opposition to; to be disagreeable to. To go ahead. To go in advance. To go on; to make progress; to proceed. To go and come. See To come and go, under Come. To go aside. To withdraw; to retire. "He . . . Went aside privately into a desert place." (Luke. Ix. 10) To go from what is right; to err. To go back on. To retrace (one's path or footsteps). To abandon; to turn against; to betray. To go below, to go below deck. To go between, to interpose or mediate between; to be a secret agent between parties; in a bad sense, to pander. To go beyond. See Beyond. To go by, to pass away unnoticed; to omit. To go by the board, to fall or be carried overboard; as, the mast went by the board. To go down. To descend. To go below the horizon; as, the sun has gone down. To sink; to founder; said of ships, etc. To be swallowed; used literally or figuratively. "Nothing so ridiculous, . . . But it goes down whole with him for truth." (L' Estrange) To go far. To go to a distance. To have much weight or influence. To go for. To go in quest of. To represent; to pass for. To favor; to advocate. To attack; to assault. To sell for; to be parted with for (a price). To go for nothing, to be parted with for no compensation or result; to have no value, efficacy, or influence; to count for nothing. To go forth. To depart from a place. To be divulged or made generally known; to emanate. "The law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem." (Micah iv. 2) To go hard with, to trouble, pain, or endanger. To go in, to engage in; to take part. To go in and out, to do the business of life; to live; to have free access. To go in for. To go for; to favor or advocate (a candidate, a measure, etc). To seek to acquire or attain to (wealth, honor, preferment, etc) To complete for (a reward, election, etc). To make the object of one's labors, studies, etc. "He was as ready to go in for statistics as for anything else." (Dickens) To go in to or unto. To enter the presence of. To have sexual intercourse with. To go into. To speak of, investigate, or discuss (a question, subject, etc). To participate in (a war, a business, etc). To go large. See Large. To go off. To go away; to depart. "The leaders . . . Will not go off until they hear you." (Shak) To cease; to intermit; as, this sickness went off. To die. To explode or be discharged; said of gunpowder, of a gun, a mine, etc. To find a purchaser; to be sold or disposed of. To pass off; to take place; to be accomplished. "The wedding went off much as such affairs do." (Mrs. Caskell) To go on. To proceed; to advance further; to continue; as, to go on reading. To be put or drawn on; to fit over; as, the coat will not go on. To go all fours, to correspond exactly, point for point. "It is not easy to make a simile go on all fours." (Macaulay) To go out. To issue forth from a place. To go abroad; to make an excursion or expedition. "There are other men fitter to go out than I." (Shak) "What went ye out for to see ?" (Matt. Xi. 7, 8, 9) To become diffused, divulged, or spread abroad, as news, fame etc. To expire; to die; to cease; to come to an end; as, the light has gone out. "Life itself goes out at thy displeasure." (Addison) To go over. To traverse; to cross, as a river, boundary, etc.; to change sides. "I must not go over Jordan." (Deut. Iv. 22) "Let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan." (Deut. Iii. 25) "Ishmael . . . Departed to go over to the Ammonites." (Jer. Xli. 10) To read, or study; to examine; to review; as, to go over one's accounts. "If we go over the laws of Christianity, we shall find that . . . They enjoin the same thing." (Tillotson) To transcend; to surpass. To be postponed; as, the bill went over for the session.
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