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Adjective: gone  gón
  1. Stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
    - intoxicated, drunk, inebriated, ripped [informal], inebriate, skunked [informal]
  2. Destroyed or killed
    "we are gone geese";
    - done for [informal], kaput
  3. Dead
    "he is gone";
    - asleep, at peace, at rest, deceased, departed
  4. Well in the past; former
    "sweet memories of gone summers";
    - bygone, bypast, departed, foregone
  5. Extremely exhausted
    - knackered [Brit, informal], drained, zonked [informal], zonked out [informal], stonkered [Brit, Austral, NZ, informal], deadbeat [Brit, informal], shagged out [Brit, informal], shagged [Brit, informal], shattered [Brit, informal], exhausted, dog-tired [informal], fagged [Brit, informal], fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out, worn out, shot [informal], fried [N. Amer, informal], pooped [N. Amer, informal]
  6. Used up or no longer available
    "gone with the wind"; "if we don't get there early, all the best seats will be gone"
Preposition: gone  gón
Usage: Brit
  1. At a later time than
    "You'd better hurry up, it's gone four o'clock";
    - past
Verb: go (went,gone,going,goes)  gow
  1. Change location; proceed; also used metaphorically
    "How fast does your new car go?"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect";
    - travel, move, locomote
  2. Follow a procedure or take a course
    "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"; "We should go farther in this matter";
    - proceed, move
  3. Move away from a place into another direction
    "Go away before I start to cry";
    - go away, depart
  4. Enter or assume a certain state or condition
    "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!";
    - become, get
  5. Be awarded; be allotted
    "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes"
  6. Have a particular form
    "as the saying goes...";
    - run
  7. Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
    "His knowledge doesn't go very far";
    - run, pass, lead, extend
  8. Follow a certain course
    "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?";
    - proceed
  9. Be abolished or discarded
    "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
  10. Be or continue to be in a certain condition
    "The children went hungry that day"
  11. Make a certain noise or sound
    "She went 'Mmmmm'"; "The gun went 'bang'";
    - sound
  12. Perform as expected when applied
    "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in";
    - function, work, operate, run
  13. To be spent or finished
    "Gas is going at the gas stations in the Midwest";
    - run low, run short
  14. Progress by being changed
    "The speech has to go through several more drafts";
    - move, run
  15. Continue to live and avoid dying
    "We went without water and food for 3 days";
    - survive, last, live, live on, endure, hold up, hold out
  16. Pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
    "How is it going?"; "The day went well until I got your call"
  17. Cease to live; lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
    "The patient went peacefully";
    - die, decease [archaic], perish, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket [informal], cash in one's chips [informal], buy the farm [N. Amer, informal], conk [informal], give-up the ghost [informal], drop dead, pop off [informal], choke, croak [informal], snuff it [informal], flatline [informal], cop it [Brit, informal], cash in [informal], pop one's clogs [informal]
  18. Be in the right place or situation
    "Where do these books go?";
    - belong
  19. Be ranked or compare
    "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"
  20. Begin or set in motion
    "Ready, set, go!"; "I get going at eight in the morning";
    - start, get going
  21. Have a turn; make one's move in a game
    "Can I go now?";
    - move
  22. Be contained in
    "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
  23. Be sounded, played, or expressed
    "How does this song go again?"
  24. Fit in well or harmonize
    "This sofa won't go with the chairs";
    - blend, blend in
  25. Provide access; extend (in the direction of something)
    "This door goes to the basement";
    - lead
  26. Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
    "This piece won't go into the puzzle";
    - fit
  27. Go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
    "Who went through my desk drawers?";
    - rifle
  28. Be spent
    "All my money went for food and rent"
  29. Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
    - plump
  30. Stop operating or functioning
    "The engine finally went"; "her eyesight went after the accident"; "The engine went bad on the way to town";
    - fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out [informal], break, break down, pack up [Brit, informal]

See also: bacchanal, bacchanalian, bacchic, beery, besotted [archaic], bevvied [Brit, informal], bibulous, bladdered [Brit, informal], blind drunk [informal], blitzed [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], blotto [informal], bombed [informal], boozy [informal], carousing, cockeyed [informal], collocate with, crocked [N. Amer, informal], dead, destroyed, die down, die out, doped, drugged, drunk, drunken, fitted, fried [N. Amer, informal], fuddled [informal], geeked, half-seas-over [Brit, informal], hammered [informal], high [informal], hopped-up, juiced [N. Amer, informal], legless [Brit, informal], liquored up [N. Amer], lit up [slang], loaded [N. Amer, informal], mellow [informal], merry [informal], move back, move out, mullered [Brit, informal], narcotised [Brit], narcotized, off one's face [Brit, informal], orgiastic, out of it [Brit, informal], paralytic [Brit], past, pickled [informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], pixillated, plastered [informal], progress, screwed [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], sottish, soused [informal], sozzled [informal], squiffed [informal], squiffy [informal], steaming [informal], stewed [informal], stiff [informal], stinko [informal], stoned [informal], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], tanked up [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], tiddly [Brit, informal], tight [informal], tipsy, tired, touch, trashed [informal], trolleyed [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], unavailable, wasted [informal], wet [informal], wrecked [Brit, informal]

Type of: accord, act, agree, be, cause to be perceived, cease, change, change state, choose, come about, compare, concord, consort, disappear, end, exit, fall out, finish, fit, fit in, get out, go away, go on, go out, hap [archaic], happen, harmonise [Brit], harmonize, leave, move, occur, pass, pass off, pick out, search, select, stop, take, take place, terminate, turn, vanish

Antonym: be born, come up, malfunction, stop

Encyclopedia: Gone, Gone, Gone

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