go
noun.
a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
it's my go|a spell of work
Synonym: turn, tour, spell
noun.
street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
noun.
a usually brief attempt
he took a crack at it|I gave it a whirl
Synonym: crack, fling, offer, pass, whirl
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
Synonym: go game
verb.
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
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|news travelled fast
Synonym: travel, move, locomote
verb.
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
Synonym: move, proceed
verb.
move away from a place into another direction
Go away before I start to cry|The train departs at noon
Synonym: depart, go away
verb.
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!
Synonym: become, get
verb.
be awarded; be allotted
The first prize goes to Mary|Her money went on clothes
verb.
have a particular form
the story or argument runs as follows|as the saying goes...
Synonym: run
verb.
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|The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets
Synonym: run, pass, lead, extend
verb.
follow a certain course
The inauguration went well|how did your interview go?
Synonym: proceed
verb.
be abolished or discarded
These ugly billboards have to go!|These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
verb.
be or continue to be in a certain condition
The children went hungry that day
verb.
make a certain noise or sound
She went `Mmmmm'|The gun went `bang'
Synonym: sound
verb.
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
Synonym: function, operate, run, work
verb.
to be spent or finished
The money had gone after a few days|Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest
Synonym: run low, run short
verb.
progress by being changed
The speech has to go through several more drafts|run through your presentation before the meeting
Synonym: run, move
verb.
continue to live and avoid dying
We went without water and food for 3 days|These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America|The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents|how long can a person last without food and water?|One crash victim died, the other lived
verb.
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
verb.
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
She died from cancer|The children perished in the fire|The patient went peacefully|The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102
verb.
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?
Synonym: belong
verb.
be ranked or compare
This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
verb.
begin or set in motion
I start at eight in the morning|Ready, set, go!
Synonym: start, get going
verb.
have a turn; make one's move in a game
Can I go now?
Synonym: move
verb.
be contained in
How many times does 18 go into 54?
verb.
be sounded, played, or expressed
How does this song go again?
verb.
blend or harmonize
This flavor will blend with those in your dish|This sofa won't go with the chairs
Synonym: blend, blend in
verb.
lead, extend, or afford access
This door goes to the basement|The road runs South
Synonym: lead
verb.
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
This piece won't fit into the puzzle
Synonym: fit
verb.
go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
Who rifled through my desk drawers?
Synonym: rifle
verb.
be spent
All my money went for food and rent
verb.
give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
I plumped for the losing candidates
Synonym: plump
verb.
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
adj.
functioning correctly and ready for action
all systems are go
Antonym: come, no-go