Gone - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡɔːn|  American pronunciation of the word gone
Brit.  |ɡɒn|  British pronunciation of the word gone
- this word is a past participle form of the irregular verbto go

adjective

- destroyed or killed(syn: kaput)

we are gone geese

- dead (syn: asleep, deceased, departed)
- well in the past; former(syn: bygone, bypast, departed, foregone)

bygone days
dreams of foregone times
sweet memories of gone summers

- drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted (syn: dog-tired, exhausted, fagged, fatigued, spent, washed-out, worn-out)
- used up or no longer available

gone with the wind
If we don't get there early, all the best seats will be gone.

Examples

She should have been back by now. She's been gone for more than an hour.

The outfielder went back to the fence and jumped, but the ball was gone.

She was real gone on that man.

If we don't get there early, all the best seats will be gone.

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