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'go' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'go'
1. functioning correctly and ready for action
all systems are go

'go' - used as a noun
2. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
it's my go
3. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
4. a usually brief attempt
5. 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' - used as a verb
6. change location; move, travel, or proceed
How fast does your new car go?
The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
7. 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
8. move away from a place into another direction
Go away before I start to cry
9. enter or assume a certain state or condition
her face went red with anger
She went into ecstasy
Get going!
10. be awarded; be allotted
The first prize goes to Mary
Her money went on clothes
11. have a particular form
as the saying goes...
12. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
His knowledge doesn't go very far
13. follow a certain course
The inauguration went well
how did your interview go?
14. be abolished or discarded
These ugly billboards have to go!
These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
15. be or continue to be in a certain condition
The children went hungry that day
16. make a certain noise or sound
She went 'Mmmmm'
The gun went 'bang'
17. perform as expected when applied
The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
18. to be spent or finished
19. progress by being changed
The speech has to go through several more drafts
20. continue to live; endure or last
We went without water and food for 3 days
21. 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
22. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
The patient went peacefully
23. be in the right place or situation
Where do these books go?
24. be ranked or compare
This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
25. begin or set in motion
Ready, set, go!
26. have a turn; make one's move in a game
Can I go now?
27. be contained in
How many times does 18 go into 54?
28. be sounded, played, or expressed
How does this song go again?
29. blend or harmonize
This sofa won't go with the chairs
30. lead, extend, or afford access
This door goes to the basement
31. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
32. go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
33. be spent
All my money went for food and rent
34. give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
35. stop operating or functioning
The engine finally went
her eyesight went after the accident

derived forms
1. Go / Plural
2. Go / Past
3. Go / Third Person
4. Go / Present Participle
5. Go / Past Participle
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See also
  • no-go
  • come
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