Definition of Go past
1. Verb. Move past. "These cars won't go past "; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Skirt, Run By, Fly By, Fly By, Whisk By, Zip By
Derivative terms: Passer
2. Verb. Be superior or better than some standard. "She topped her performance of last year"
Generic synonyms: Excel, Stand Out, Surpass
Derivative terms: Exceedance, Excessive, Top, Topper, Topper, Transcendence, Transcendency, Transcendent, Transcendent
Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Past
Literary usage of Go past
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"go past the Pine St stoplight to Chestnut St. Turn left (east) and cross under ... go past Memorial Dr. O OLD COURTHOUSE MUSEUM 440 Market St. From 1-70 E ..."
2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"The characters go past us in a kind of procession. Of Lady Maynard, says Bishop Ken, ' Her oratory was the place where ' she principally resided, ..."
3. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"pass, go past, proceed ahead (in connection with walking, driving, etc., ... go beyond, go past, pass by. paste ..."
4. A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair (1915)
"At the second story I go past without looking. I know every stain on the floor of the corridor there as you turn to the right. The number of the door and ..."
5. The Inside of Mormonism: A Judicial Examination of Endowment Oaths by United States District court. Utah, Henry G. McMillan, United States (1903)
"No, sir, they wouldn't allow that band of emigrants to pass through the settlement, where you lived, they had to go past the north wall ;—there was a mud ..."