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Verb
To advance or proceed physically
“You can go when the light turns green.”
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To depart or leave
“It's been great spending time here, but it's now time to go.”
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To make one's way through, across, or over
“Are you able to go the length of the wide wheat field without collapsing from exhaustion?”
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(of an an action or process) To start or to begin
“You can go playing with your friends once you finish your homework.”
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To be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
“We will be building a bridge that will go across the river.”
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To proceed or turn out in a specified way
“So did everything go well?”
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To turn out as planned or desired
“I am confident that everything will go according to plan.”
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To be in agreement on every point
“Jessie's account of what happened didn't go with surveillance footage.”
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To be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something)
“We purchased pants in specific colors to go with our shirts.”
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To stop living
“He closed his eyes, content with his life, knowing it was now time to go.”
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To come to an end
“This administration must go before things get worse for our economy.”
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To pass into or be in a specified state, especially an undesirable one
“The vegetables will go bad if you leave it out on the counter for too long.”
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To be dismissed from one's employment
“Due to our worsening finances, several staff will have to go.”
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To cease operating or functioning
“The water in the well would go and we would have to fetch water from the stream instead.”
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To have or be in a usual or proper place
“The cutlery will go into the top drawer of the kitchen cabinet.”
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To lose bodily strength or vigor
“The flexibility in my body is starting to go with age.”
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(of time) To pass by
“Years would go as I waited for another special moment between him and I.”
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To give way or fall to pieces
“The building's structure is crumbling and it will go at any second.”
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To make a noise or sound
“We heard the school bell go and were overjoyed to be able to go home.”
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To operate or function
“Are you able to fix my broken computer and get it to go again?”
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To contribute to
“This act will go a long way towards changing attitudes on how people view this community.”
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To be lost or stolen
“Several items from our apartment would go after the break-in.”
Verb
To be sold or awarded to
“My sincere thanks go to Kevin for his invaluable contribution to our cause.”
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(somewhat rare) To risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
“This game of poker requires that you go at least five dollars per round.”
Verb
(regional Britain, chiefly Southern & Midland) To have in mind as a purpose or goal
“We didn't go to time it like this. It's just the way it's happened”
Verb
(rare, more often phrased as "go through") To endure
“I can't go the smell of his body odor for much longer.”
Noun
An attempt or trial at something
“Skydiving is something I have always wanted to have a go at.”
Noun
A practice or interest that is very popular for a short time
“Salads appear to be all the go these days.”
Noun
A readiness to engage in (usually challenging) activity
“Our new hire is a young executive with the go to help us expand our business opportunities.”
Adjective
Being in a state of readiness
“Thunderbirds are go!”
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