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Definition 1: 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 denoting act]

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) a game played on a specially designed board

(go belongs to a domain located in ...) a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building

Definition 2: a usually brief attempt - [noun denoting act]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

"made an effort to cover all the reading material" "wished him luck in his endeavor" "she gave it a good try"

Definition 3: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States

"MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"

Definition 4: a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else) - [noun denoting time]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it's my go
  • a spell of work

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) the time period during which you are at work

Definition 5: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of go ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of go ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of go ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of go ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of go ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of go ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of go ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of go ) be fatally overwhelmed

(go has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 6: follow a certain course - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The inauguration went well
  • how did your interview go?

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) come to pass

"What is happening?" "The meeting took place off without an incidence" "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

(... is a kind of go ) proceed for an extended period of time

"The speech dragged on for two hours"

(... is a kind of go ) proceed or get along

"How is she doing in her new job?" "How are you making out in graduate school?" "He's come a long way"

Definition 7: progress by being changed - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 8: stop operating or functioning - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of go ) stop operating

"My computer crashed last night" "The system goes down at least once a week"

(... is a kind of go ) melt, break, or become otherwise unusable

"The lightbulbs blew out" "The fuse blew"

(... is a kind of go ) fail to fire or detonate

"The guns misfired"

(... is a kind of go ) fail to function or function improperly

"the coffee maker malfunctioned"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) render inoperable or ineffective

"You broke the alarm clock when you took it apart!"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 9: enter or assume a certain state or condition - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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!

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of go ) become sober after excessive alcohol consumption

"Keep him in bed until he sobers up"

(... is a kind of go ) become more realistic

"After thinking about the potential consequences of his plan, he sobered up"

(... is a kind of go ) arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion

"The stitches of the hem worked loose after she wore the skirt many times"

(... is a kind of go ) go into effect or become effective or operative

"The new law will take effect next month"

(... is a kind of go ) change from one state to another

"run amok" "run rogue" "run riot"

(... is a kind of go ) be seized or affected in a specified way

"take sick" "be taken drunk"

(... is a kind of go ) come into being

"light broke over the horizon" "Voices broke in the air"

(... is a kind of go ) become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet

"The roar settled to a thunder" "The wind settled in the West" "it is settling to rain" "A cough settled in her chest" "Her mood settled into lethargy"

Definition 10: be abolished or discarded - [verb of change]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These ugly billboards have to go!
  • These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge

(go is a kind of ...) get lost, as without warning or explanation

"He disappeared without a trace"

Definition 11: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number - [verb of cognition]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I plumped for the losing candidates

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

Definition 12: have a turn; make one's move in a game - [verb of competition]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can I go now?

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go ) decline to initiate betting

(... is a kind of go ) perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense

(... is a kind of go ) play a trump

(... is a kind of go ) choose at random

"draw a card" "cast lots"

(... is a kind of go ) make the opening move

"Kasparov opened with a standard opening"

(... is a kind of go ) put the ball into play

"It was Agassi's turn to serve"

(... is a kind of go ) move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king

(... is a kind of go ) subject to a stalemate

(... is a kind of go ) deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand

(go implies ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

Definition 13: to be spent or finished - [verb of consumption]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) be spent

"All my money went for food and rent"

Definition 14: be spent - [verb of consumption]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • All my money went for food and rent

(go has a similar meaning as ...) to be spent or finished

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

Definition 15: perform as expected when applied - [verb of contact]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go ) do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions

"She doubles as his wife and secretary"

(... is a kind of go ) begin operating or running

"The cameras were rolling" "The presses are already rolling"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) be operating, running or functioning

"The car is still running--turn it off!"

(... is a kind of go ) function as a cutting instrument

"This knife cuts well"

(... is a kind of go ) be used by; as of a utility

"The sewage plant served the neighboring communities" "The garage served to shelter his horses"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) operate in or through

"Work the phones"

Definition 16: go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way - [verb of contact]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Who rifled through my desk drawers?

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) subject to a search

"The police searched the suspect" "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"

Definition 17: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically - [verb of motion]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go ) become widely known and passed on

"the rumor spread" "the story went around in the office"

(... is a kind of go ) cover a certain distance or advance beyond

"The drive carried to the green"

(... is a kind of go ) move gently or carefully

"He eased himself into the chair"

(... is a kind of go ) move with a whishing sound

"The car whished past her"

(... is a kind of go ) move lightly, as if suspended

"The dancer floated across the stage"

(... is a kind of go ) move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science

(... is a kind of go ) go to or towards

"a liquid seeks its own level"

(... is a kind of go ) move with a whining sound

"The bullets were whining past us"

(... is a kind of go ) be dispersed or disseminated

"Rumors and accusations are flying"

(... is a kind of go ) move like a floating object

"The moon rode high in the night sky"

(... is a kind of go ) cover a certain distance

"She came a long way"

(... is a kind of go ) move like a ghost

"The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

(... is a kind of go ) displace oneself; go from one location to another

(... is a kind of go ) fly over

"The plane passed over Damascus"

(... is a kind of go ) undergo transportation as in a vehicle

"We travelled North on Rte. 508"

(... is a kind of go ) direct one's course or way

"wend your way through the crowds"

(... is a kind of go ) travel or traverse (a distance)

"This car does 150 miles per hour" "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"

(... is a kind of go ) travel by raft in water

"Raft the Colorado River"

(... is a kind of go ) move around; move from place to place

"How does she get around without a car?"

(... is a kind of go ) move, travel, or proceed toward some place

"He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

(... is a kind of go ) travel at a moderate speed

"Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"

(... is a kind of go ) travel upon or across

"travel the oceans"

(... is a kind of go ) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(... is a kind of go ) wind around; move along a circular course

"round the bend"

(... is a kind of go ) move heavily

"the streetcar trundled down the avenue"

(... is a kind of go ) move strenuously and with effort

"The crowd pushed forward"

(... is a kind of go ) travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal

(... is a kind of go ) change direction with a swinging motion; turn

"swing back" "swing forward"

(... is a kind of go ) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

"The gypsies roamed the woods" "roving vagabonds" "the wandering Jew" "The cattle roam across the prairie" "the laborers drift from one town to the next" "They rolled from town to town"

(... is a kind of go ) take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure

"The lovers held hands while walking" "We like to walk every Sunday"

(... is a kind of go ) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

"the river winds through the hills" "the path meanders through the vineyards" "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

(... is a kind of go ) move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

(... is a kind of go ) move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground

"The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

(... is a kind of go ) to move hurriedly

"The friend scrambled after them"

(... is a kind of go ) to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

"They slid through the wicket in the big gate"

(... is a kind of go ) move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

"The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

(... is a kind of go ) move smoothly and effortlessly

(... is a kind of go ) move up and down repeatedly

(... is a kind of go ) to proceed quickly and easily

(... is a kind of go ) be in motion due to some air or water current

"The leaves were blowing in the wind" "the boat drifted on the lake" "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea" "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"

(... is a kind of go ) move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly

"The spotlights played on the politicians"

(... is a kind of go ) be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

(... is a kind of go ) move as if gliding through water

"this snake swims through the soil where it lives"

(... is a kind of go ) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(... is a kind of go ) pass to the other side of

"turn the corner" "move around the obstacle"

(... is a kind of go ) travel around something

"circle the globe"

(... is a kind of go ) move through a body or an object with a slicing motion

"His hand sliced through the air"

(... is a kind of go ) wander from a direct course or at random

"The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her" "don't drift from the set course"

(... is a kind of go ) travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means

"Run to the store!" "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"

(... is a kind of go ) shift or move by taking a step

"step back"

(... is a kind of go ) travel or be transported in a vehicle

"We drove to the university every morning" "They motored to London for the theater"

(... is a kind of go ) travel in an automobile

(... is a kind of go ) move along on skis

"We love to ski the Rockies" "My children don't ski"

(... is a kind of go ) travel through the air; be airborne

"Man cannot fly"

(... is a kind of go ) travel by means of steam power

"The ship steamed off into the Pacific"

(... is a kind of go ) travel by tram

(... is a kind of go ) travel slowly

"The plane taxied down the runway"

(... is a kind of go ) travel by ferry

(... is a kind of go ) travel in a caravan

(... is a kind of go ) sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

"She never sat a horse!" "Did you ever ride a camel?" "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

(... is a kind of go ) spring forward on the hind legs

"The young horse was prancing in the meadow"

(... is a kind of go ) travel through water

"We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore" "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

(... is a kind of go ) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(... is a kind of go ) travel up

"We ascended the mountain" "go up a ladder" "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

(... is a kind of go ) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

(... is a kind of go ) descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

"The branch fell from the tree" "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

(... is a kind of go ) travel along a zigzag path

"The river zigzags through the countryside"

(... is a kind of go ) travel along a certain course

"follow the road" "follow the trail"

(... is a kind of go ) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(... is a kind of go ) pull back or move away or backward

"The enemy withdrew" "The limo pulled away from the curb"

(... is a kind of go ) move in a direction contrary to the usual one

"retrograding planets"

(... is a kind of go ) move ahead; travel onward in time or space

"We proceeded towards Washington" "She continued in the direction of the hills" "We are moving ahead in time now"

(... is a kind of go ) travel backward

"back into the driveway" "The car backed up and hit the tree"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sweeping movement

"The camera panned across the room"

(... is a kind of go ) to travel behind, go after, come after

"The ducklings followed their mother around the pond" "Please follow the guide through the museum"

(... is a kind of go ) move ahead (of others) in time or space

(... is a kind of go ) follow in or as if in pursuit

"The police car pursued the suspected attacker" "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"

(... is a kind of go ) go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"return to your native land" "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

(... is a kind of go ) run off or leave the rails

"the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"

(... is a kind of go ) move as a crowd or in a group

"Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"

(... is a kind of go ) go or travel along with

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

(... is a kind of go ) move with great difficulty

"The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"

(... is a kind of go ) move around freely from person to person or from place to place

"She circulates among royalty"

(... is a kind of go ) move in a circular path above (someone or something)

"the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"

(... is a kind of go ) move or proceed at an angle

"he angled his way into the room"

(... is a kind of go ) go across or through

"We passed the point where the police car had parked" "A terrible thought went through his mind"

(... is a kind of go ) move past

"A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window" "He passed his professor in the hall" "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"

(... is a kind of go ) move very fast

"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

(... is a kind of go ) travel at an excessive or illegal velocity

"I got a ticket for speeding"

(... is a kind of go ) move with a low humming noise

(... is a kind of go ) move by being propelled by a force

"The car drove around the corner"

(... is a kind of go ) move hurridly

"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests" "The cars raced down the street"

(... is a kind of go ) move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

"John trailed behind his class mates" "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"

(... is a kind of go ) travel back and forth between two points

(... is a kind of go ) move with a whooshing sound

(... is a kind of go ) move quickly and nimbly

"He whisked into the house"

(... is a kind of go ) move headlong at high speed

"The cars careered down the road" "The mob careered through the streets"

(... is a kind of go ) make a circuit

"They were circuiting about the state"

(... is a kind of go ) move quickly, as if by cutting one's way

"Planes lanced towards the shore"

(... is a kind of go ) go around the flank of (an opposing army)

(... is a kind of go ) travel through the air

"sound and light propagate in this medium"

(... is a kind of go ) move or go steadily or gradually

"The ship drew near the shore"

(... is a kind of go ) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

"She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

(... is a kind of go ) make violent, noisy movements

(... is a kind of go ) go at a pace

"The horse paced"

(... is a kind of go ) put down or press the foot, place the foot

"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread" "step on the brake"

(... is a kind of go ) move with one's feet in a specific manner

"step lively"

(... is a kind of go ) move with or as if with a rushing sound

"The cars hurtled by"

(... is a kind of go ) move away, as for privacy

"The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"

(... is a kind of go ) move with, or as with, a whistling sound

"The bullets whistled past him"

(... is a kind of go ) travel from one island to the next

"on the cruise, we did some island-hopping"

(... is a kind of go ) move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil

"The ship plowed through the water"

(... is a kind of go ) move slowly and unsteadily

"The truck lurched down the road"

(... is a kind of go ) move as if through a sieve

"The soldiers sifted through the woods"

(... is a kind of go ) move in a specified direction

"The line of men fall forward"

(... is a kind of go ) move slowly and as if with great effort

(... is a kind of go ) move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way

"who are these people running around in the building?" "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles" "let the dogs run free"

(... is a kind of go ) move noisily

"The window banged shut" "The old man banged around the house"

(... is a kind of go ) move in a gyrating fashion

"the poles of the Earth precess at a right angle to the force that is applied"

(... is a kind of go ) travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge

(... is a kind of go ) sit on and control a vehicle

"He rides his bicycle to work every day" "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"

(... is a kind of go ) travel on snowshoes

"After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store"

(... is a kind of go ) fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

"He beetled up the staircase" "They beetled off home"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

Definition 18: move away from a place into another direction - [verb of motion]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) move out of or depart from

"leave the room" "the fugitive has left the country"

(... is a kind of go ) leave; informal or rude

"shove off!" "The children shoved along" "Blow now!" "let's blow this place"

Definition 19: begin or set in motion - [verb of motion]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go ) start running, functioning, or operating

"the lights went on" "the computer came up"

(... is a kind of go ) get started or set in motion, used figuratively

"the project took a long time to get off the ground"

Definition 20: make a certain noise or sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) have perceptible qualities

(... is a kind of go ) emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound

"The thunder rolled" "rolling drums"

(... is a kind of go ) make light, repeated taps on a surface

"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

(... is a kind of go ) make light, rapid and repeated sounds

"gently pattering rain"

(... is a kind of go ) make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground

(... is a kind of go ) make a dull sound

"the knocker thudded against the front door"

(... is a kind of go ) ring or echo with sound

"the hall resounded with laughter"

(... is a kind of go ) make whistling sounds

"He lay there, snoring and whistling"

(... is a kind of go ) make a loud noise

"The horns of the taxis blared"

(... is a kind of go ) make a very sharp explosive sound

"His gun cracked"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sharp sound

"his fingers snapped"

(... is a kind of go ) make a dry crackling sound

"rustling silk" "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"

(... is a kind of go ) emit a sound

"bells and gongs chimed"

(... is a kind of go ) make a buzzing sound

"bees were buzzing around the hive"

(... is a kind of go ) make a clicking or ticking sound

"The clock ticked away"

(... is a kind of go ) click repeatedly or uncontrollably

"Chattering teeth"

(... is a kind of go ) make a soft swishing sound

"the motor whirred" "the car engine purred"

(... is a kind of go ) make a monotonous low dull sound

"The harmonium was droning on"

(... is a kind of go ) move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound

"The bubbles swoshed around in the glass" "The curtain swooshed open"

(... is a kind of go ) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

"babbling brooks"

(... is a kind of go ) to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound

"One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed"

(... is a kind of go ) make a resonant sound, like artillery

"His deep voice boomed through the hall"

(... is a kind of go ) make a low noise

"rumbling thunder"

(... is a kind of go ) emit a single short high-pitched signal

"The computer bleeped away"

(... is a kind of go ) sound with a monotonous hum

(... is a kind of go ) make a splashing sound

"water was splashing on the floor"

(... is a kind of go ) make or emit a high sound

"tinkling bells"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sharp explosive noise

"The cork of the champagne bottle popped"

(... is a kind of go ) sound loudly and sonorously

"the bells rang"

(... is a kind of go ) make a dull, explosive sound

"the engine chugged down the street"

(... is a kind of go ) make short successive sounds

(... is a kind of go ) make a rhythmic sound

"Rain drummed against the windshield" "The drums beat all night"

(... is a kind of go ) make a deep hollow sound

"Her voice booms out the words of the song"

(... is a kind of go ) make a loud resonant noise

"the alarm clangored throughout the building"

(... is a kind of go ) make a clank

"the train clanked through the village"

(... is a kind of go ) make a loud noise

"clanging metal"

(... is a kind of go ) sound with a twang

"the bowstring was twanging"

(... is a kind of go ) give off the sound of a bullet flattening on impact

(... is a kind of go ) emit a noise

(... is a kind of go ) make a light, metallic sound; go `ting'

(... is a kind of go ) make a sound as if blown

"The whistle blew"

(... is a kind of go ) make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound

"the kettle was singing" "the bullet sang past his ear"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sound like a clock or a timer

"the clocks were ticking" "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

(... is a kind of go ) sound with resonance

"The sound resonates well in this theater"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sucking sound

(... is a kind of go ) produce a sound as if from a trumpet

(... is a kind of go ) sound like a car engine that is firing too early

"the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline" "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded"

(... is a kind of go ) make a short high-pitched sound

"the bullet pinged when they struck the car"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle

(... is a kind of go ) make a sibilant sound

(... is a kind of go ) sound by having air expelled through a tube

"The trumpets blew"

(... is a kind of go ) make a gurgling sound as of liquid issuing from a bottle

"the wine bottles glugged"

(... is a kind of go ) make sounds similar to gurgling water

"The baby gurgled with satisfaction when the mother tickled it"

(... is a kind of go ) make a shrill, wailing sound

"skirling bagpipes"

(... is a kind of go ) make a weak, chirping sound

"the small bird was tweeting in the tree"

(... is a kind of go ) make a sudden loud sound

"the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"

(... is a kind of go ) make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise

"Bullets snarled past us"

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(... is a kind of go ) proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity

"work your way through every problem or task" "She was working on her second martini when the guests arrived" "Start from the bottom and work towards the top"

(... is a kind of go ) proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

"We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"

(... is a kind of go ) proceed with great force

"The new teacher tends to steamroller"

Definition 22: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

(... is a kind of go ) extend or reach

"The water came up to my waist" "The sleeves come to your knuckles"

(... is a kind of go ) extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

"spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel" "This plants radiate spines in all directions"

(... is a kind of go ) extend in importance or range

"His accomplishments go far"

(... is a kind of go ) run or pass below

(go has a similar meaning as ...) change or be different within limits

"Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion" "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent" "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals" "My students range from very bright to dull"

Definition 23: have a particular form - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 24: pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How is it going?
  • The day went well until I got your call

Definition 25: be in the right place or situation - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Where do these books belong?
  • Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
  • Where do these books go?

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

Definition 26: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This piece won't fit into the puzzle

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) conform to some shape or size

"How does this shirt fit?"

(... is a kind of go ) fit together exactly, of identical shapes

"triangles tessellate"

(... is a kind of go ) fit as if by joints

"The boards fit neatly"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) blend or harmonize

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

Definition 27: be awarded; be allotted - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The first prize goes to Mary
  • Her money went on clothes

Definition 28: be or continue to be in a certain condition - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The children went hungry that day

(go is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 29: lead, extend, or afford access - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This door goes to the basement
  • The road runs South

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

"Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back" "What is behind this behavior?"

Definition 30: be ranked or compare - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go

(go is a kind of ...) be comparable

"This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"

Definition 31: blend or harmonize - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(go is a kind of ...) go together

"The colors don't harmonize" "Their ideas concorded"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

"This piece won't fit into the puzzle"

Definition 32: be sounded, played, or expressed - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How does this song go again?

Definition 33: be contained in - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How many times does 18 go into 54?

Definition 34: continue to live and avoid dying - [verb of stative]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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?
  • One crash victim died, the other lived

Synonyms for go in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of go ) resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.

"Her shoes won't hold up" "This theory won't hold water"

(... is a kind of go ) survive from season to season, of plants

(... is a kind of go ) live out one's life; live to the end

(go has a similar meaning as ...) have life, be alive

"Our great leader is no more" "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

(go has a similar meaning as ...) support oneself

"he could barely exist on such a low wage" "Can you live on $2000 a month in New York City?" "Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day"

Definition 35: functioning correctly and ready for action - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where go or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all systems are go

(go is similar to ...) in perfect condition or order

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