Textual thesaurus for "go"

(noun) go game

a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters

(noun) whirl, crack, offer, pass, fling

a usually brief attempt

he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl

(noun) X, XTC, Adam, disco biscuit, cristal, ecstasy, hug drug

street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

(noun) spell, tour, turn

a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

it's my go; a spell of work

(verb) become, get

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!

(verb) proceed

follow a certain course

The inauguration went well; how did your interview go?

(verb) snuff it, buy the farm, choke, cash in one's chips, pop off, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, pass, pass away, perish, die, decease, conk, drop dead, croak, exit, expire

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) break, break down, die, conk out, go bad, give out, give way, fail

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

(verb) run, move

progress by being changed

The speech has to go through several more drafts; run through your presentation before the meeting

(verb) plump

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

I plumped for the losing candidates

(verb) move

have a turn; make one's move in a game

Can I go now?

(verb) run low, run short

to be spent or finished

The money had gone after a few days; Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest

(verb) rifle

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

Who rifled through my desk drawers?

(verb) operate, run, work, function

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

(verb) locomote, travel, move

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

(verb) go away, depart

move away from a place into another direction

Go away before I start to cry; The train departs at noon

(verb) start, get going

begin or set in motion

I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!

(verb) sound

make a certain noise or sound

She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

(verb) proceed, move

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

(verb) hold out, hold up, live, live on, last, endure, survive

continue to live through hardship or adversity

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?

(verb) fit

be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

This piece won't fit into the puzzle

(verb) extend, run, lead, pass

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

(verb) lead

lead, extend, or afford access

This door goes to the basement; The road runs South

(verb) blend, blend in

blend or harmonize

This flavor will blend with those in your dish; This sofa won't go with the chairs

(verb) run

have a particular form

the story or argument runs as follows; as the saying goes...

(verb) belong

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?