go


go (http://definr.com/go)

     adj : functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are
           go" [ant: no-go]
     n 1: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by
          someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" [syn: spell,
           tour, turn]
     2: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it
        a whirl" [syn: crack, fling, pass, whirl, offer]
     3: (Japanese) a board game for two players who place counters
        on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the
        opponent's counters [syn: go game]
     v 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed; "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" [syn: travel, move,
           locomote] [ant: stay in place]
     2: 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" [syn: proceed, move]
     3: move away from a place into another direction; "Go away
        before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn:
        go away, depart] [ant: come]
     4: 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!" [syn: become, get]
     5: be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary";
        "Her money went on clothes"
     6: have a particular form; "the story or argument runs....",
        "as the saying goes..." [syn: run]
     7: 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" [syn: run, pass, lead, extend]
     8: follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how
        did your interview go?" [syn: proceed]
     9: be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to
        go!" "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
     10: be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children
         went hungry that day"
     11: make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun
         went `bang'" [syn: sound]
     12: 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" [syn: function,
          work, operate, run] [ant: malfunction]
     13: to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few
         days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the
         Midwest" [syn: run low, run short]
     14: progress by being changed: "The speech has to go through
         several more drafts"; "run through your presentation
         before the meeting" [syn: move, run]
     15: continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and
         food for 3 days"; "The legend of Elvis lives on"; "These
         superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The
         racecar driver lived through several very serious
         accidents" [syn: survive, last, live, live on, endure,
          hold up, hold out]
     16: 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"
     17: pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes
         and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from
         cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The
         patient went peacefully" [syn: die, decease, perish,
          exit, pass away, expire, pass] [ant: be born]
     18: 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?" [syn: belong]
     19: be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as
         Juilliard-trained violinists go"
     20: begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning";
         "Ready, set, go!" [syn: start, get going] [ant: stop]
     21: have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
         [syn: move]
     22: be contained in; "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
     23: be sounded, played, or expressed; "How does this song go
         again?"
     24: blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in
         your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn: blend,
          blend in]
     25: lead. extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the
         basement"; "The road runs South" [syn: lead]
     26: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;
         "This skirt won't go around your waist" [syn: fit]
     27: go through in search of something; search through someone's
         belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my
         desk drawers?" [syn: rifle]
     28: be spent; "All my money went for food and rent"
     29: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group
         or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" [syn: plump]
     30: 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" [syn: fail, go bad, {give
         way}, die, give out, conk out, break, break down]