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Main Entry: 1go
Inflected Form(s): went /went/; gone /gn also gän/; go·ing /g-i/; goes /gz/ 1: to move on a course : PROCEED <go slow> <go by train> 2 a: to move away from one point to or toward another : LEAVE, DEPARTb: 1FOLLOW 4, traverse <go the whole route> <go my way> 3 a: to pass by a process like journeying <the message went by wire> <the prize went to the winnner> b: EXTEND 4, run <our land goes to the river> c: 1LEAD 1d <that door goes to the cellar> 4: to be habitually in a certain state <goes bareheaded> 5 a: to become lost, consumed, or spent <funds going for research> b: to slip away : ELAPSE <where did the time go> c: to pass by sale <went for a good price> d: to become damaged or weakened <my hearing started to go> e: to give way under force or pressure : BREAK <the dam went> 6 a: to be in general or on an average <cheap, as yachts go> b: to become especially as the result of a contest <decision went against us> 7: to put or subject oneself <go to great expense> 8: to make use of to settle a dispute : RESORT <go to court to recover damages> 9 a: to begin or continue an action or motion <go when the light turns> <drums going strong> b: to function properly <get the motor to go> 10: to be known <goes by a nickname> 11: to be or act in agreement <a good rule to go by> 12: to contribute to a result <qualities that go to make a hero> 13 a: to be about, intending, or expecting <is going to leave town> b: to come or arrive at a certain state or condition <go to sleep> c: to come to be <the tire went flat> 14 a: to be able to be placed <these clothes will go in your suitcase> b: to have a usual or proper place <these books go on the top shelf> c: to be capable of being contained in another quantity <5 goes into 60 12 times> 15: to be likely : TEND <goes to show they can be trusted> 16: to be acceptable or satifactory <any kind of dress goes> 17: 2BET 1, bid <willing to go $50> 18 a: to be as expressed <as the story goes> b: to be capable of being sung or played <the tune goes like this> - go·ernoun - go at 1: to make an attack on 2: to set to work on - go back on: BETRAY 2 - go for 1: to pass for or serve as 2: to have an interest in or liking for - go in: to share costs or expenses <went in with his friends on a used car> - go in for: to take part in out of interest or liking <go in for stamp collecting> - go one better: EXCEL, SURPASS <went him one better> - go over 1: 2STUDY 2, review 2: to look over in order to correct or improve <went over my term paper twice> - go places: to be on the way to success - go steady: to have frequent dates with only one person - go through 1: EXAMINE 1, study 2: 2EXPERIENCE, UNDERGO 3: CARRY OUT, PERFORM <went through his act perfectly> - to go 1: remaining to pass or be done <five minutes to go> 2: to be taken from a restaurant <ham sandwich to go>