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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Go  \Go\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Went}  (w[e^]nt);  p.  p.  {Gone}  (g[o^]n; 
  115);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Going}.  Went  comes  from  the  AS 
  wendan  See  {Wend},  v.  i.]  [OE.  gan,  gon,  AS  g[=a]n,  akin  to 
  D.  gaan,  G.  gehn,  gehen,  OHG.  g[=e]n,  g[=a]n,  SW  g[*a],  Dan. 
  gaae;  cf  Gr  kicha`nai  to  reach,  overtake,  Skr.  h[=a]  to  go 
  AS  gangan,  and  E.  gang.  The  past  tense  in  AS.,  eode,  is  from 
  the  root  i  to  go  as  is  also  Goth.  iddja  went  [root]47a.  Cf 
  {Gang},  v.  i.,  {Wend}.] 
  1.  To  pass  from  one  place  to  another;  to  be  in  motion;  to  be 
  in  a  state  not  motionless  or  at  rest;  to  proceed;  to 
  advance;  to  make  progress;  --  used  in  various 
  applications,  of  the  movement  of  both  animate  and 
  inanimate  beings,  by  whatever  means  and  also  of  the 
  movements  of  the  mind;  also  figuratively  applied. 
 
  2.  To  move  upon  the  feet,  or  step  by  step;  to  walk;  also  to 
  walk  step  by  step,  or  leisurely. 
 
  Note:  In  old  writers  go  is  much  used  as  opposed  to  run,  or 
  ride.  ``Whereso  I  go  or  ride.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  You  know  that  love  Will  creep  in  service  where  it 
  can  not  go  --Shak. 
 
  Thou  must  run  to  him  for  thou  hast  staid  so  long 
  that  going  will  scarce  serve  the  turn.  --Shak. 
 
  He  fell  from  running  to  going,  and  from  going  to 
  clambering  upon  his  hands  and  his  knees. 
  --Bunyan. 
 
  Note:  In  Chaucer  go  is  used  frequently  with  the  pronoun  in 
  the  objective  used  reflexively;  as  he  goeth  him  home. 
 
  3.  To  be  passed  on  fron  one  to  another;  to  pass;  to 
  circulate;  hence  with  for  to  have  currency;  to  be  taken 
  accepted,  or  regarded. 
 
  The  man  went  among  men  for  an  old  man  in  the  days  of 
  Saul.  --1  Sa  xvii. 
  12. 
 
  [The  money]  should  go  according  to  its  true  value. 
  --Locke. 
 
  4.  To  proceed  or  happen  in  a  given  manner;  to  fare;  to  move 
  on  or  be  carried  on  to  have  course;  to  come  to  an  issue 
  or  result;  to  succeed;  to  turn  out 
 
  How  goes  the  night,  boy  ?  --Shak. 
 
  I  think,  as  the  world  goes,  he  was  a  good  sort  of 
  man  enough.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  Whether  the  cause  goes  for  me  or  against  me  you 
  must  pay  me  the  reward.  --I  Watts. 
 
  5.  To  proceed  or  tend  toward  a  result,  consequence,  or 
  product;  to  tend;  to  conduce;  to  be  an  ingredient;  to 
  avail;  to  apply;  to  contribute;  --  often  with  the 
  infinitive;  as  this  goes  to  show 
 
  Against  right  reason  all  your  counsels  go  --Dryden. 
 
  To  master  the  foul  flend  there  goeth  some  complement 
  knowledge  of  theology.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  6.  To  apply  one's  self  to  set  one's  self  to  undertake. 
 
  Seeing  himself  confronted  by  so  many  like  a 
  resolute  orator,  he  went  not  to  denial,  but  to 
  justify  his  cruel  falsehood.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  Note:  Go  in  this  sense  is  often  used  in  the  present 
  participle  with  the  auxiliary  verb  to  be  before  an 
  infinitive,  to  express  a  future  of  intention,  or  to 
  denote  design;  as  I  was  going  to  say  I  am  going  to 
  begin  harvest. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gone  \Gone\, 
  p.  p.  of  {Go}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gone 
  adj  1:  not  present;  having  left  "he's  away  right  now";  "you  must 
  not  allow  a  stranger  into  the  house  when  your  mother 
  is  away";  "everyone  is  gone  now";  "the  departed 
  guests"  [syn:  {away(p)},  {gone(p)},  {departed(a)}] 
  2:  (informal)  destroyed  or  killed;  "we  are  gone  geese"  [syn:  {done 
  for(p)},  {kaput(p)},  {gone(a)}] 
  3:  (euphemistic)  "he  is  deceased";  "our  dear  departed  friend" 
  [syn:  {asleep(p)},  {at  peace(p)},  {at  rest(p)},  {deceased}, 
  {departed}] 
  4:  having  all  been  spent;  "the  money  is  all  gone"  [syn:  {expended}, 
  {spent}] 
  5:  well  in  the  past;  former;  "bygone  days";  "dreams  of  foregone 
  times";  "sweet  memories  of  gone  summers";  "relics  of  a 
  departed  era"  [syn:  {bygone},  {bypast},  {departed},  {foregone}] 
  6:  no  longer  retained;  "gone  with  the  wind"  [syn:  {gone(p)}] 




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