(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
a usually brief attempt
he took a crack at it; I gave it a whirl
street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
it's my go; a spell of work
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!
follow a certain course
The inauguration went well; how did your interview go?
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
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
progress by being changed
The speech has to go through several more drafts; run through your presentation before the meeting
give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
I plumped for the losing candidates
have a turn; make one's move in a game
Can I go now?
to be spent or finished
The money had gone after a few days; Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest
go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
Who rifled through my desk drawers?
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
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
move away from a place into another direction
Go away before I start to cry; The train departs at noon
begin or set in motion
I start at eight in the morning; Ready, set, go!
make a certain noise or sound
She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'
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
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?
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
This piece won't fit into the puzzle
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
lead, extend, or afford access
This door goes to the basement; The road runs South
blend or harmonize
This flavor will blend with those in your dish; This sofa won't go with the chairs
have a particular form
the story or argument runs as follows; as the saying goes...
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?