Go - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a usually brief attempt (syn: crack, fling, offer, pass, whirl)
- a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
go about the world in a certain manner
Messages must go through diplomatic channels
- enter or assume a certain state or condition (syn: become, get)
These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
- make a certain noise or sound (syn: sound)
- perform as expected when applied (syn: function, operate, run, work)
- pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
The day went well until I got your call
- be in the right place or situation (syn: belong)
Where do these books go?
- go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way (syn: rifle)
- be spent
- give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number (syn: plump)
- stop operating or functioning (syn: break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out)
He went to the window and looked out at the yard.
She goes to the office every morning and comes home in the evening.
I'm tired. Let's go home.
She went downstairs to the kitchen.
The train goes from New York to Chicago.
I went with my family to Rome last year.
We're going to Iowa for a week.
The car was going too fast.
How much farther do we have to go?
She went a long way to see him.
We are going too fast.
The baby went behind his mother to play a hiding game.
I'll go ahead and warn the others to expect you later.
My brother quickly passing him, went ahead, and won the match easily.
You've missed the bus, it just went by.
go along — cooperate or pretend to cooperate
go around — be sufficient
go away — move away from a place into another direction
go back — belong to an earlier time
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present participle: going
past tense: went
past participle: gone