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Definitions of gone

  1. ( euphemistic) " he is deceased"; " our dear departed friend"
  2. not present; having left; " he's away right now"; " you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"; " everyone is gone now"; " the departed guests"
  3. well in the past; former; " bygone days"; " dreams of foregone times"; " sweet memories of gone summers"; " relics of a departed era"
  4. no longer retained; " gone with the wind"
  5. destroyed or killed; " we are gone geese"
  6. p. p. of Go.
  7. Ruined; lost faint or weak; carried away.
  8. Pa. p. of Go.
  9. Of to go.
  10. Of GO, v.
  11. Declined; departed; ruined; undone; past; deceased: to go about, to attempt; to engage in: to go about your business, to depart and mind your own affairs: to go between, to interpose; to mediate: a go- between, an intermediate agent: the go- by, an evasion; a shifting off; escape by artifice: go to, an exclamation meaning - come, come, say the right thing, or take the right course; move; begin: to go abroad, to go out of the country; to walk outside the house; to be disclosed or published: to go aside, to retire to a private place; to err: to go astray,, to wander from the right course: to go away, to depart: to go down, to come to nothing; to disappear; to be swallowed or accepted: to go for nothing, to have no meaning or effect: to go forth, to issue; to become public: to go hard with, to have small chance of escape; to cause serious trouble or danger to: to go in, to enter: to go in and out, to go freely; to be at liberty: to go off, to depart to a distance; to die; to explode; to run away: to go on, to proceed; to make an appearance, as on the stage: to go out, to issue forth; to go upon any expedition; to be extinguished: to go over, to change sides; to read; to examine: to go through, to suffer; to undergo; to perform thoroughly: to go under, to be known by, as, to go under a certain name; to be ruined: to go ill with, not to prosper: to go well with, to prosper: to go into or unto, in Scrip., to have sexual intercourse with: to let go, to allow to depart; to release.
  12. Of go, which see.
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Usage examples for gone

  1. When she was gone Frances turned to me. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. I would have gone away at once ... – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  3. And in the morning, before you are up, I'll be gone. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  4. Oh, it's gone as far as that, has it? – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  5. Has Lady Ingleton gone? – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  6. No, they were not all gone, as we soon found out. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  7. Suppose I had gone! – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  8. And now he is gone! – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  9. Do you suppose they have gone, Jeekie? – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  10. I thought mebbe ye'd gone somewheres. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  11. I told you I should not be long gone. – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  12. No, Ma, it long time gone. – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  13. Gone, and he will never know how well I love him! – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  14. Did you know that the Archibalds had gone? – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  15. Where had it gone? – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  16. And Mr. Benyon had gone! – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  17. Now Wakayoo was gone. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  18. I thought you gone. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  19. No, I'm not gone. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  20. You shall have it some day- when I'm dead and gone." – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
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