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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  7.  To  proceed  by  a  mental  operation;  to  pass  in  mind  or  by  an 
  act  of  the  memory  or  imagination;  --  generally  with  over 
  or  through 
 
  By  going  over  all  these  particulars,  you  may  receive 
  some  tolerable  satisfaction  about  this  great 
  subject.  --South. 
 
  8.  To  be  with  young;  to  be  pregnant;  to  gestate. 
 
  The  fruit  she  goes  with  I  pray  for  heartily,  that 
  it  may  find  Good  time,  and  live.  --Shak. 
 
  9.  To  move  from  the  person  speaking,  or  from  the  point  whence 
  the  action  is  contemplated;  to  pass  away  to  leave  to 
  depart;  --  in  opposition  to  stay  and  come 
 
  I  will  let  you  go  that  ye  may  sacrifice  to  the  Lord 
  your  God;  .  .  .  only  ye  shall  not  go  very  far  away 
  --Ex.  viii. 
  28. 
 
  10.  To  pass  away  to  depart  forever;  to  be  lost  or  ruined;  to 
  perish;  to  decline  to  decease;  to  die. 
 
  By  Saint  George,  he's  gone!  That  spear  wound  hath 
  our  master  sped.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  11.  To  reach;  to  extend;  to  lead;  as  a  line  goes  across  the 
  street;  his  land  goes  to  the  river;  this  road  goes  to  New 
  York. 
 
  His  amorous  expressions  go  no  further  than  virtue 
  may  allow  --Dryden. 
 
  12.  To  have  recourse;  to  resort;  as  to  go  to  law. 
 
  Note:  Go  is  used  in  combination  with  many  prepositions  and 
  adverbs,  to  denote  motion  of  the  kind  indicated  by  the 
  preposition  or  adverb,  in  which  and  not  in  the  verb 
  lies  the  principal  force  of  the  expression;  as  to  go 
  against  to  go  into  to  go  out  to  go  aside,  to  go 
  astray,  etc 
 
  {Go  to},  come  move  go  away  --  a  phrase  of  exclamation, 
  serious  or  ironical. 
 
  {To  go  a-begging},  not  to  be  in  demand;  to  be  undesired. 
 
  {To  go  about}. 
  a  To  set  about  to  enter  upon  a  scheme  of  action  to 
  undertake.  ``They  went  about  to  slay  him.''  --Acts 
  ix  29. 
 
  They  never  go  about  .  .  .  to  hide  or  palliate 
  their  vices.  --Swift. 
  b  (Naut.)  To  tack;  to  turn  the  head  of  a  ship;  to  wear. 
 
 
  {To  go  abraod}. 
  a  To  go  to  a  foreign  country. 
  b  To  go  out  of  doors. 
  c  To  become  public;  to  be  published  or  disclosed;  to  be 
  current. 
 
  Then  went  this  saying  abroad  among  the 
  brethren.  --John  xxi. 
  23. 
 
  {To  go  against}. 
  a  To  march  against;  to  attack. 
  b  To  be  in  opposition  to  to  be  disagreeable  to 
 
  {To  go  ahead}. 
  a  To  go  in  advance. 
  b  To  go  on  to  make  progress;  to  proceed. 
 
  {To  go  and  come}.  See  {To  come  and  go},  under  {Come}. 
 
  {To  go  aside}. 
  a  To  withdraw;  to  retire. 
 
  He  .  .  .  went  aside  privately  into  a  desert 
  place  --Luke.  ix 
  10. 
  b  To  go  from  what  is  right  to  err.  --Num.  v.  29. 
 
  {To  go  back  on}. 
  a  To  retrace  (one's  path  or  footsteps). 
  b  To  abandon;  to  turn  against;  to  betray.  [Slang,  U. 
  S.] 
 
  {To  go  below} 
  (Naut),  to  go  below  deck. 
 
  {To  go  between},  to  interpose  or  mediate  between;  to  be  a 
  secret  agent  between  parties;  in  a  bad  sense  to  pander. 
 
 
  {To  go  beyond}.  See  under  {Beyond}. 
 
  {To  go  by},  to  pass  away  unnoticed;  to  omit. 
 
  {To  go  by  the  board}  (Naut.),  to  fall  or  be  carried 
  overboard;  as  the  mast  went  by  the  board. 
 
  {To  go  down}. 
  a  To  descend. 
  b  To  go  below  the  horizon;  as  the  sun  has  gone  down 
  c  To  sink;  to  founder;  --  said  of  ships,  etc 
  d  To  be  swallowed;  --  used  literally  or  figuratively. 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  Nothing  so  ridiculous,  .  .  .  but  it  goes  down 
  whole  with  him  for  truth.  --L'  Estrange. 
 
  {To  go  far}. 
  a  To  go  to  a  distance. 
  b  To  have  much  weight  or  influence. 
 
  {To  go  for}. 
  a  To  go  in  quest  of 
  b  To  represent;  to  pass  for 
  c  To  favor;  to  advocate. 
  d  To  attack;  to  assault.  [Low] 
  e  To  sell  for  to  be  parted  with  for  (a  price). 
 
  {To  go  for  nothing},  to  be  parted  with  for  no  compensation  or 
  result;  to  have  no  value,  efficacy,  or  influence;  to  count 
  for  nothing. 
 
  {To  go  forth}. 
  a  To  depart  from  a  place 
  b  To  be  divulged  or  made  generally  known  to  emanate. 
 
  The  law  shall  go  forth  of  Zion,  and  the  word  of 
  the  Lord  from  Jerusalem.  --Micah  iv  2. 
 
  {To  go  hard  with},  to  trouble,  pain,  or  endanger. 
 
  {To  go  in},  to  engage  in  to  take  part  [Colloq.] 
 
  {To  go  in  and  out},  to  do  the  business  of  life;  to  live;  to 
  have  free  access  --John  x.  9. 
 
  {To  go  in  for}.  [Colloq.] 
  a  To  go  for  to  favor  or  advocate  (a  candidate,  a 
  measure,  etc.). 
  b  To  seek  to  acquire  or  attain  to  (wealth,  honor, 
  preferment,  etc.) 
  c  To  complete  for  (a  reward,  election,  etc.). 
  d  To  make  the  object  of  one's  labors,  studies,  etc 
 
  He  was  as  ready  to  go  in  for  statistics  as  for 
  anything  else.  --Dickens. 
 
 
  {To  go  in  to}  or  {unto}. 
  a  To  enter  the  presence  of  --Esther  iv  16. 
  b  To  have  sexual  intercourse  with  [Script.] 
 
  {To  go  into}. 
  a  To  speak  of  investigate,  or  discuss  (a  question, 
  subject,  etc.). 
  b  To  participate  in  (a  war,  a  business,  etc.). 
 
  {To  go  large}. 
  (Naut)  See  under  {Large}. 
 
  {To  go  off}. 
  a  To  go  away  to  depart. 
 
  The  leaders  .  .  .  will  not  go  off  until  they 
  hear  you  --Shak. 
  b  To  cease;  to  intermit;  as  this  sickness  went  off 
  c  To  die.  --Shak. 
  d  To  explode  or  be  discharged;  --  said  of  gunpowder,  of 
  a  gun,  a  mine,  etc 
  e  To  find  a  purchaser;  to  be  sold  or  disposed  of 
  f  To  pass  off  to  take  place  to  be  accomplished. 
 
  The  wedding  went  off  much  as  such  affairs  do 
  --Mrs. 
  Caskell. 
 
  {To  go  on}. 
  a  To  proceed;  to  advance  further;  to  continue;  as  to 
  go  on  reading. 
  b  To  be  put  or  drawn  on  to  fit  over  as  the  coat  will 
  not  go  on 
 
  {To  go  all  fours},  to  correspond  exactly,  point  for  point. 
 
  It  is  not  easy  to  make  a  simile  go  on  all  fours. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  {To  go  out}. 
  a  To  issue  forth  from  a  place 
  b  To  go  abroad;  to  make  an  excursion  or  expedition. 
 
  There  are  other  men  fitter  to  go  out  than  I. 
  --Shak. 
 
  What  went  ye  out  for  to  see  ?  --Matt.  xi  7, 
  8,  9. 
  c  To  become  diffused,  divulged,  or  spread  abroad,  as 
  news  fame  etc 
  d  To  expire;  to  die;  to  cease;  to  come  to  an  end  as 
  the  light  has  gone  out 
 
  Life  itself  goes  out  at  thy  displeasure. 
  --Addison. 
 
  {To  go  over}. 
  a  To  traverse;  to  cross,  as  a  river,  boundary,  etc.;  to 
  change  sides. 
 
  I  must  not  go  over  Jordan.  --Deut.  iv 
  22. 
 
  Let  me  go  over  and  see  the  good  land  that  is 
  beyond  Jordan.  --Deut.  iii. 
  25. 
 
  Ishmael  .  .  .  departed  to  go  over  to  the 
  Ammonites.  --Jer.  xli. 
  10. 
  b  To  read,  or  study;  to  examine;  to  review;  as  to  go 
  over  one's  accounts. 
 
  If  we  go  over  the  laws  of  Christianity,  we 
  shall  find  that  .  .  .  they  enjoin  the  same 
  thing  --Tillotson. 
  c  To  transcend;  to  surpass. 
  d  To  be  postponed;  as  the  bill  went  over  for  the 
  session. 
  e  (Chem.)  To  be  converted  (into  a  specified  substance 
  or  material);  as  monoclinic  sulphur  goes  over  into 
  orthorhombic,  by  standing;  sucrose  goes  over  into 
  dextrose  and  levulose. 
 
  {To  go  through}. 
  a  To  accomplish;  as  to  go  through  a  work 
  b  To  suffer;  to  endure  to  the  end  as  to  go  through  a 
  surgical  operation  or  a  tedious  illness. 
  c  To  spend  completely;  to  exhaust,  as  a  fortune. 
  d  To  strip  or  despoil  one  of  his  property.  [Slang] 
  e  To  botch  or  bungle  a  business.  [Scot.] 
 
  {To  go  through  with},  to  perform,  as  a  calculation,  to  the 
  end  to  complete. 
 
  {To  go  to  ground}. 
  a  To  escape  into  a  hole;  --  said  of  a  hunted  fox. 
  b  To  fall  in  battle. 
 
  {To  go  to  naught}  (Colloq.),  to  prove  abortive,  or 
  unavailling. 
 
  {To  go  under}. 
  a  To  set  --  said  of  the  sun. 
  b  To  be  known  or  recognized  by  (a  name  title,  etc.). 
  c  To  be  overwhelmed,  submerged,  or  defeated;  to  perish; 
  to  succumb. 
 
  {To  go  up},  to  come  to  nothing;  to  prove  abortive;  to  fail 
  [Slang] 
 
  {To  go  upon},  to  act  upon  as  a  foundation  or  hypothesis. 
 
  {To  go  with}. 
  a  To  accompany. 
  b  To  coincide  or  agree  with 
  c  To  suit;  to  harmonize  with 
 
  {To  go}  ( 
 
  {well}, 
 
  {ill},  or 
 
  {hard}) 
 
  {with},  to  affect  one  in  such  manner. 
 
  {To  go  without},  to  be  or  to  remain,  destitute  of 
 
  {To  go  wrong}. 
  a  To  take  a  wrong  road  or  direction;  to  wander  or 
  stray. 
  b  To  depart  from  virtue. 
  c  To  happen  unfortunately. 
  d  To  miss  success. 
 
  {To  let  go},  to  allow  to  depart;  to  quit  one's  hold  to 
  release. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ill  \Ill\,  a.  [The  regular  comparative  and  superlative  are 
  wanting,  their  places  being  supplied  by  worseand  worst,  from 
  another  root.]  [OE.  ill,  ille,  Icel.  illr;  akin  to  Sw  illa, 
  adv.,  Dan.  ilde,  adv.] 
  1.  Contrary  to  good,  in  a  physical  sense  contrary  or  opposed 
  to  advantage,  happiness,  etc.;  bad  evil;  unfortunate; 
  disagreeable;  unfavorable. 
 
  Neither  is  it  ill  air  only  that  maketh  an  ill  seat, 
  but  ill  ways,  ill  markets,  and  ill  neighbors. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  There  's  some  ill  planet  reigns.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Contrary  to  good,  in  a  moral  sense  evil;  wicked;  wrong 
  iniquitious;  naughtly;  bad  improper. 
 
  Of  his  own  body  he  was  ill,  and  gave  The  clergy  ill 
  example.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Sick;  indisposed;  unwell;  diseased;  disordered;  as  ill  of 
  a  fever. 
 
  I  am  in  health,  I  breathe,  and  see  thee  ill.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Not  according  with  rule  fitness,  or  propriety;  incorrect; 
  rude;  unpolished;  inelegant. 
 
  That  's  an  ill  phrase.  --Shak. 
 
  {Ill  at  ease},  uneasy;  uncomfortable;  anxious.  ``I  am  very 
  ill  at  ease.''  --Shak. 
 
  {Ill  blood},  enmity;  resentment. 
 
  {Ill  breeding},  want  of  good  breeding;  rudeness. 
 
  {Ill  fame},  ill  or  bad  repute;  as  a  house  of  ill  fame,  a 
  house  where  lewd  persons  meet  for  illicit  intercourse. 
 
  {Ill  humor},  a  disagreeable  mood;  bad  temper. 
 
  {Ill  nature},  bad  disposition  or  temperament;  sullenness; 
  esp.,  a  disposition  to  cause  unhappiness  to  others 
 
  {Ill  temper},  anger;  moroseness;  crossness. 
 
  {Ill  turn}. 
  a  An  unkind  act 
  b  A  slight  attack  of  illness.  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
 
  {Ill  will},  unkindness;  enmity;  malevolence. 
 
  Syn:  Bad  evil;  wrong  wicked;  sick;  unwell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ill  \Ill\,  n. 
  1.  Whatever  annoys  or  impairs  happiness,  or  prevents  success; 
  evil  of  any  kind  misfortune;  calamity;  disease;  pain;  as 
  the  ills  of  humanity. 
 
  Who  can  all  sense  of  others'  ills  escape  Is  but  a 
  brute  at  best  in  human  shape.  --Tate. 
 
  That  makes  us  rather  bear  those  ills  we  have  Than 
  fly  to  others  that  we  know  not  of  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Whatever  is  contrary  to  good,  in  a  moral  sense 
  wickedness;  depravity;  iniquity;  wrong  evil. 
 
  Strong  virtue,  like  strong  nature,  struggles  still 
  Exerts  itself  and  then  throws  off  the  ill. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ill  \Ill\,  adv 
  In  a  ill  manner;  badly;  weakly. 
 
  How  ill  this  taper  burns!  --Shak. 
 
  Ill  fares  the  land,  to  hastening  ills  a  prey,  Where 
  wealth  accumulates  and  men  decay.  --Goldsmith. 
 
  Note:  Ill,  like  above,  well  and  so  is  used  before  many 
  participal  adjectives,  in  its  usual  adverbal  sense 
  When  the  two  words  are  used  as  an  epithet  preceding  the 
  noun  qualified  they  are  commonly  hyphened;  in  other 
  cases  they  are  written  separatively  as  an 
  ill-educated  man;  he  was  ill  educated;  an  ill-formed 
  plan  the  plan  however  ill  formed,  was  acceptable.  Ao 
  also  the  following:  ill-affected  or  ill  affected, 
  ill-arranged  or  ill  arranged,  ill-assorted  or  ill 
  assorted,  ill-boding  or  ill  boding,  ill-bred  or  ill 
  bred,  ill-conditioned,  ill-conducted,  ill-considered, 
  ill-devised,  ill-disposed,  ill-doing,  ill-fairing, 
  ill-fated,  ill-favored,  ill-featured,  ill-formed, 
  ill-gotten,  ill-imagined,  ill-judged,  ill-looking, 
  ill-mannered,  ill-matched,  ill-meaning,  ill-minded, 
  ill-natured,  ill-omened,  ill-proportioned, 
  ill-provided,  ill-required,  ill-sorted,  ill-starred, 
  ill-tempered,  ill-timed,  ill-trained,  ill-used,  and  the 
  like 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ill 
  adj  1:  not  in  good  physical  or  mental  health;  "ill  from  the 
  monotony  of  his  suffering"  [syn:  {sick}]  [ant:  {well}] 
  2:  resulting  in  suffering  or  adversity;  "ill  effects";  "it's  an 
  ill  wind  that  blows  no  good" 
  3:  distressing;  "ill  manners";  "of  ill  repute" 
  4:  indicating  hostility  or  enmity;  "you  certainly  did  me  an  ill 
  turn";  "ill  feelings";  "ill  will" 
  5:  presaging  ill-fortune;  "ill  omens";  "ill  predictions";  "my 
  words  with  inauspicious  thunderings  shook  heaven"- 
  P.B.Shelley;"a  dead  and  ominous  silence  prevailed";  "a 
  by-election  at  a  time  highly  unpropitious  for  the 
  Government"  [syn:  {inauspicious},  {ominous}] 
  n  1:  a  state  of  adversity  (danger  or  affliction  or  need);  "in 
  trouble  with  the  police";  "he  wanted  to  cure  the  ills  of 
  all  mankind";  "she  was  the  classic  maiden  in  distress" 
  [syn:  {trouble},  {distress}] 
  2:  an  often  persistent  bodily  disorder  or  disease;  a  cause  for 
  complaining  [syn:  {ailment},  {complaint}] 
  adv  1:  (`ill'  is  often  used  as  a  combining  form)  in  a  poor  or 
  improper  or  unsatisfactory  manner;  not  well  "he  was 
  ill  prepared";  "it  ill  befits  a  man  to  betray  old 
  friends";  "the  car  runs  badly";  "he  performed  badly  on 
  the  exam";  "the  team  played  poorly";  "ill-fitting 
  clothes";  "an  ill-conceived  plan"  [syn:  {badly},  {poorly}] 
  [ant:  {well}] 
  2:  unfavorably  or  with  disapproval;  "tried  not  to  speak  ill  of 
  the  dead";  "thought  badly  of  him  for  his  lack  of  concern" 
  [syn:  {badly}]  [ant:  {well}] 
  3:  with  difficulty  or  inconvenience;  scarcely  or  hardly;  "we 
  can  ill  afford  to  buy  a  new  car  just  now" 




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