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go

noun

1 go

A time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else):
— It's my go.

synonyms: spell, tour, turn.

Roget 852: fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society; good society, polite society; monde [Fr.]; drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde [Fr.], high life, ... show more

Roget 171: energy, physical energy, force, power etc. 157; keenness etc. adj.; intensity, vigor, strength, elasticity; go; ... show more

Dutch: koebel, toer, tour



2 go

Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine.

synonyms: Adam, cristal, disco biscuit, ecstasy, hug drug, X, XTC.

3 go

A usually brief attempt.

synonyms: crack, fling, offer, pass, whirl.

Dutch: bod

4 go

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.

Dutch: go
Polish: go

verb

1 go

Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically:
— How fast does your new car go?.

synonyms: locomote, move, travel.

Roget 429: lose color etc. 428; fade, fly, go; become colorless etc. adj.; turn pale, pale.    deprive of color, decolorize, bleach, ... show more

Dutch: gaan, verplaatsen

2 go

Follow a procedure or take a course:
— We should go farther in this matter.
— Go about the world in a certain manner.
— Messages must go through diplomatic channels.

synonyms: move, proceed.

Dutch: verdergaan, voortkomen

3 go

Move away from a place into another direction:
— Go away before I start to cry.

synonyms: depart, go away.

Roget 287: recede, go, move back, move from, retire; withdraw, shrink, back off; come away, move away, back away, go away, get away, drift away; ... show more

Dutch: gaan

4 go

Enter or assume a certain state or condition:
— Get going!.

synonyms: become, get.

Dutch: gaan, geraken, komen, raken, treden, vallen

5 go

Be awarded; be allotted.

6 go

Have a particular form:
— As the saying goes....

synonym: run.

7 go

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.

synonyms: extend, lead, pass, run.

Roget 264: be in motion etc. adj.; move, go, hie, gang, budge, stir, pass, flit; hover about, hover round, ... show more

Roget 449: disappear, vanish, dissolve, fade, melt away, pass, go, avaunt, evaporate, vaporize; be gone etc. adj.; leave no trace, ... show more

8 go

Follow a certain course:
— How did your interview go?.

synonym: proceed.

9 go

Be abolished or discarded.

10 go

Be or continue to be in a certain condition.

11 go

Make a certain noise or sound.

synonym: sound.

Dutch: klinken, uitklinken

12 go

Perform as expected when applied:
— The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in.

synonyms: function, operate, run, work.

Dutch: functioneren, werken

13 go

To be spent or finished:
— The money had gone after a few days.

synonyms: run low, run short.

14 go

Progress by being changed:
— The speech has to go through several more drafts.

synonyms: move, run.

15 go

Continue to live and avoid dying.

synonyms: endure, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive.

Dutch: handhaven, leven, overblijven, overleven, trotseren, voortbestaan, voortduren, voortleven

16 go

Pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action.

17 go

Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.

synonyms: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire ... show more.

Roget 2: not exist etc. 1; have no existence etc. 1; be null and void; cease to exist etc. 1; pass away, perish; be extinct, become extinct ... show more

Dutch: creperen, de pijp aan Maarten geven, doodgaan, expireren, heengaan, inslapen, insluimeren, kapotgaan, omkomen, ontslapen ... show more

18 go

Be in the right place or situation:
— Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government.
— Where do these books go?.

synonym: belong.

Dutch: behoren, horen, thuishoren

19 go

Be ranked or compare.

20 go

Begin or set in motion:
— Ready, set, go!.

synonyms: get going, start.

21 go

Have a turn; make one's move in a game:
— Can I go now?.

synonym: move.

Dutch: beurt, go

22 go

Be contained in.

23 go

Be sounded, played, or expressed.

24 go

Blend or harmonize:
— This sofa won't go with the chairs.

synonyms: blend, blend in.

25 go

Lead, extend, or afford access:
— This door goes to the basement.

synonym: lead.

Dutch: leiden, lopen, uitgeven, uitkomen, voeren

26 go

Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired.

synonym: fit.

Dutch: passen, paste aan, pasten aan, sluiten, zitten

27 go

Go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way.

synonym: rifle.

28 go

Be spent.

29 go

Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number.

synonym: plump.

30 go

Stop operating or functioning.

synonyms: break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go bad.

Dutch: afslaan, afspringen, het laten afweten, overlijden

adjective

1 go

Functioning correctly and ready for action.


Moby thesaurus: Olympic games, Olympics, abstain from, accompany, accomplished fact, accomplishment, accord, achievement, act, act on, act upon, acta, action, admire, adopt, advance, adventure, adventuresomeness, adventurousness, aggression ... show more.

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