Definitions of go

  1.   follow a certain course; " The inauguration went well"; " how did your interview go?"
  2.   stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; " Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; " His knowledge doesn't go very far"; " My memory extends back to my fourth year of life".
  3.   To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling.
  4.   That condition in the course of the game when a player can not lay down a card which will not carry the aggregate count above thirty- one.
  5.   be sounded, played, or expressed; " How does this song go again?"
  6.   To move from one place to another; to pass; to proceed; to depart; to walk; to be pregnant; to run; to take a direction; to contribute, as, the different ingredients which go to make up the compound; to conduce; to fall out or terminate; to reach or be extended: to fare.
  7.   Act; working; operation.
  8.   Went.
  9.   give support ( to) or make a choice ( of) one out of a group or number; " I plumped for the losing candidates"
  10.   The fashion or mode; as, quite the go.
  11.   stop operating or functioning; " The engine finally went"; " The car died on the road"; " The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; " The coffee maker broke"; " The engine failed on the way to town"; " her eyesight went after the accident"
  12.   To move; to pass from one place, state, or station to another; to walk; to travel; to depart; to proceed; to advance; to apply; to have recourse to; to be about to do; to pass; to circulate; to flow; to proceed by some principle or rule; to be freed from restraint; to lead in any direction; to extend; to avail; to be accounted in value; to happen; to turn out; to fare. To go about, to set one's self to a business; to tack. To go abroad, to walk out of a house; to be uttered or published. To go against, to invade; to march to attack. To go aside, to withdraw or retire into a private situation; to err. To go astray, to wander; to break from an inclosure; to sin. To go away, to depart. To go between, to mediate. To go by, to pass near and beyond. To go down, to descend in any manner; to fail. To go for nothing, to have no meaning or efficacy. To go forth, to issue or depart out of a place. To go forward, to advance. To go hard with, to be in danger of a fatal issue. To go in, to enter. To go in and out, to do the business of life. To go off, to depart to a distance; to die; to explode. To go on, to advance forward. To go out, to issue forth; to go on an expedition; to become extinct. To go over, to read; to examine; to pass from one party to another. To go through, to pass through a substance; to accomplish. To go through with, to come to the end. To go under, to be talked of or known. To go up, to ascend; to rise. To go upon, to proceed as on a foundation. To go with, to accompany; to side. To go ill with, not to prosper. To go well with, to have good fortune. To go without, to be or remain destitute. Go to, come; move; begin.
  13.   be ranked or compare; " This violinist is as good as Juilliard- trained violinists go"
  14.   enter or assume a certain state or condition; " He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; " It must be getting more serious"; " her face went red with anger"; " She went into ecstasy"; " Get going!"
  15.   lead, extend, or afford access; " This door goes to the basement"; " The road runs South"
  16.   Colloquially, to bear or afford; as, I can't go the price; to become responsible for; as, to go ball; to bet or wager; as, I'll go you a box of candy.
  17.   be or continue to be in a certain condition; " The children went hungry that day"
  18.   To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in.
  19.   make a certain noise or sound; " She went ` Mmmmm'"; " The gun went ` bang'"
  20.   be awarded; be allotted; " The first prize goes to Mary"; " Her money went on clothes"
  21.   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.
  22.   follow a procedure or take a course; " We should go farther in this matter"; " She went through a lot of trouble"; " go about the world in a certain manner"; " Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
  23.   To pass from one place to another: to be in motion: to proceed: to walk: to depart from: to lead in any direction: to extend: to tend: to be about to do: to pass in report: to pass, as in payment: to be accounted in value: to happen in a particular way: to turn out: to fare:- pr. p. going; pa. t. went; pa. p. gone.
  24.   To depart; proceed; move on; pass from one state of place to another; succeed; move by mechanism; be in harmony; as, red and yellow do not go well together; to continue to be; as, to go in rags; to resort or repair; as, go to him for advice; to extend; as, the road goes west.
  25.   perform as expected when applied; " The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; " Does this old car still run well?"; " This old radio doesn't work anymore"
  26.   To proceed by a mental operation; to pass in mind or by an act of the memory or imagination; - generally with over or through.
  27.   a usually brief attempt; " he took a crack at it"; " I gave it a whirl"
  28.   be abolished or discarded; " These ugly billboards have to go!"; " These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
  29.   To apply one's self; to set one's self; to undertake.
  30.   functioning correctly and ready for action; " all systems are go"
  31.   To be with young; to be pregnant; to gestate.
  32.   be contained in; " How many times does 18 go into 54?"
  33.   Something that goes or is successful; a success; as, he made a go of it; also, an agreement.
  34.   A circumstance or occurrence; an incident.
  35.   Colloquially, the fashion; energy; an agreement.
  36.   street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  37.   progress by being changed; " The speech has to go through several more drafts"; " run through your presentation before the meeting"
  38.   blend or harmonize; " This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; " This sofa won't go with the chairs"
  39.   To have recourse; to resort; as, to go to law.
  40.   go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; " Who rifled through my desk drawers?"
  41.   be in the right place or situation; " Where do these books belong?"; " Let's put health care where it belongs-- under the control of the government"; " Where do these books go?"
  42.   ( Japanese) a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
  43.   change location; move, travel, or proceed; " How fast does your new car go?"; " We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; " The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect";" The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"
  44.   have a turn; make one's move in a game; " Can I go now?"
  45.   pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; " She died from cancer"; " They children perished in the fire"; " The patient went peacefully"
  46.   begin or set in motion; " I start at eight in the morning"; " Ready, set, go!"
  47.   To pass away; be expended; die.
  48.   Noisy merriment; as, a high go.
  49.   Going.
  50.   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.
  51.   To pass away; to depart forever; to be lost or ruined; to perish; to decline; to decease; to die.
  52.   Power of going or doing; energy; vitality; perseverance; push; as, there is no go in him.
  53.   To move upon the feet, or step by step; to walk; also, to walk step by step, or leisurely.
  54.   be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; " This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
  55.   To move; proceed; depart; tend; be about to do.
  56.   To move from one place to another; depart; proceed; reach; tend; be about to do; intend; suit; fit.
  57.   a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
  58.   Gone.
  59.   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.
  60.   to be spent or finished; " The money had gone after a few days"; " Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"
  61.   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.
  62.   pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action; " How is it going?"; " The day went well until I got your call"
  63.   To be passed on fron one to another; to pass; to circulate; hence, with for, to have currency; to be taken, accepted, or regarded.
  64.   be spent; " All my money went for food and rent"
  65.   continue to live; endure or last; " We went without water and food for 3 days"; " These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; " The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
  66.   A glass of spirits.
  67.   move away from a place into another direction; " Go away before I start to cry"; " The train departs at noon"
  68.   a time for working ( after which you will be relieved by someone else); " it's my go"; " a spell of work"
  69.   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.
  70.   have a particular form; " the story or argument runs as follows"; " as the saying goes..."

Antonyms for go

crater, dwell, misfunction, come, show up, exhaustion, get through, weariness, idleness, get in, materialize, untrained, prostration, enter, flunk, belly up, land, burnout, arrive, malfunction, be born, draw on, tiredness, remain, come out, flame-out, unfold, turn up, wash out, stop, hang around, lassitude, give up, close in, laziness, inertia, come to, stay in place, collapse, halt, come up, reach, sloth, unready, get to, flat-footed, abide, fatigue, appear, unprepared, indolence, frazzle, tank, shiftlessness, half-baked, stick around, unqualified, discontinue, fail, no-go.

Quotes of go

  1. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you have a pre -existing medical condition, you, you can be deprived of coverage. No one wants to go back to a situation where, if you get seriously ill, you can get thrown off your insurance. Seniors don't want to go back to paying more for their prescription drugs. – David Axelrod
  2. I never used to sleep much. I think we all go through a bit of a time like that where we rage about. If we don't, I don't think you've ever really lived. – Diane Cilento
  3. Let your children go if you want to keep them. – Malcolm Forbes
  4. I think about death a lot, like I think we all do. I don't think of suicide as an option, but as fun. It's an interesting idea that you can control how you go It's this thing that's looming, and you can control it. – Ryan Gosling
  5. You won't do any more housework? Then you go to the bin. – Kate Millett
  6. So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling. Because to me, it's one of the most exciting aspects of making movies and almost a lost art at this point. – Brian De Palma
  7. You can't take a character anywhere they don't expect the character to go But within those confines is where creativity lies. – Richard Price
  8. We were told by the president that we had no alternative but to go into Iraq because of the threat that Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction posed, but to date, these weapons have not been found. – Jay Rockefeller
  9. A man will go to war, fight and die for his country. But he won't get a bikini wax. – Rita Rudner
  10. I think there's an ongoing effort involved in trying to get a bigger perspective, trying to let go of things that limit your capacity to love and be loved or your capacity to hear and to really speak. – Meg Ryan
  11. And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high. – Ayrton Senna
  12. Like springs, adaptations can only go downhill. – John Simon
  13. A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to; but I, with all my style and pep, can't get a man my equal because a girl is always judged by her mother. – Anzia Yezierska
  14. Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal. – Xun Zi
  15. Oh yeah, I believe in God. I think there's much more evidence that there is a God than that there isn't. I don't believe that Mother Theresa and Hitler go to the same place. – David Zucker

Usage examples for go

  1. Go go to him!" ” – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. There, you may go – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  3. “ " But I didn't go – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  4. If you can't go you can't. ” – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  5. “ " What Melky says is- go and find out what Mr. Killick can prove," he said. ” – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  6. “ " How should you go about it? ” – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  7. And why should I go there? ” – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. Go Is Sprouse- where is he?" ” – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. Why will you go – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  10. “ I mean to go – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  11. So come, so go – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  12. “ " But, now, do tell me- no, no, don't go Denville; I want to talk to you. ” – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  13. “ I must go now, my dear. ” – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  14. What do you go to Mannahatta for, then? ” – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  15. Where do we go from here?" ” – Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. “ " Yes, but-" " I will go – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  17. You go in massheen! ” – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee
  18. They didn't just go away again. ” – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  19. “ " Go on, Nolly," says Doatie. ” – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  20. Let me go for you!" ” – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells

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Idioms for go