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Definitions of go:
- noun: a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
- noun: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example: "It's my go"
- noun: a usually brief attempt
- noun: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
- verb: follow a procedure or take a course
Example: "We should go farther in this matter"
- verb: pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
Example: "How is it going?"
- verb: be or continue to be in a certain condition
- verb: be awarded; be allotted
Example: "The first prize goes to Mary"
- verb: lead, extend, or afford access
Example: "This door goes to the basement"
- verb: be sounded, played, or expressed
Example: "How does this song go again?"
- verb: be contained in
Example: "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
- verb: be ranked or compare
Example: "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"
- verb: be abolished or discarded
Example: "These ugly billboards have to go!"
- verb: be spent
- verb: move away from a place into another direction
Example: "Go away before I start to cry"
- verb: make a certain noise or sound
- verb: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
- verb: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
Example: "His knowledge doesn't go very far"
- verb: blend or harmonize
Example: "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
- verb: have a particular form
Example: "As the saying goes..."
- verb: be in the right place or situation
Example: "Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government"
- verb: follow a certain course
Example: "How did your interview go?"
- verb: progress by being changed
Example: "The speech has to go through several more drafts"
- verb: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
- verb: have a turn; make one's move in a game
Example: "Can I go now?"
- verb: go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
- verb: enter or assume a certain state or condition
Example: "Get going!"
- verb: change location; move, travel, or proceed
Example: "How fast does your new car go?"
- verb: begin or set in motion
Example: "Ready, set, go!"
- verb: to be spent or finished
Example: "The money had gone after a few days"
- verb: pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
- verb: perform as expected when applied
Example: "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"
- verb: continue to live; endure or last
- verb: stop operating or functioning
- adjective: functioning correctly and ready for action
Example: "All systems are go"
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14315)
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