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1. go  (noun) 
a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent''s counters

  Also known as: go game

    Japan / Nippon / Nihon

  More Generic:
    board game

2. go  (noun) 
a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"

  Also known as: crack, fling, pass, whirl, offer

  More Generic:
    attempt     effort     endeavor     endeavour     try

3. go  (noun) 
street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

  Also known as: Adam, ecstasy, XTC, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug

  More Generic:
    methylenedioxymethamphetamine     MDMA

4. go  (noun) 
a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it''s my go"; "a spell of work"

  Also known as: spell, tour, turn

  More Generic:
    shift     work shift     duty period

5. go  (verb) 
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!"

  Also known as: become, get

  More Specific:
sober up / sober - become sober after excessive alcohol consumption
sober up / sober - become more realistic
work - arrive at a certain condition through repeated motion
take effect - go into effect or become effective or operative
run - change from one state to another
take - be seized or affected in a specified way
break - come into being
settle - become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet
come - enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position

  More Generic:
    change state     turn

  See Also:
    progress     come on     come along     advance     get on     get along     shape up     progress     come on     come along     advance     get on     get along     shape up     overcome     get over     subdue     surmount     master     gain     advance     win     pull ahead     make headway     get ahead     gain ground

6. go  (verb) 
follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"

  Also known as: proceed

  More Specific:
drag / drag on / drag out - proceed for an extended period of time
do / fare / make out / come / get along - proceed or get along

  More Generic:
    happen     hap     go on     pass off     occur     pass     fall out     come about     take place

7. go  (verb) 
pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"

  Also known as: die, decease, perish, exit, pass away, expire, pass

  More Specific:
suffocate / stifle / asphyxiate - be asphyxiated
buy it / pip out - be killed or die
drown - die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
kick the bucket / cash in one's chips / buy the farm / conk / give-up the ghost / drop dead / pop off / choke / croak / snuff it - die
predecease - die before
starve / famish - die of food deprivation
fall - die, as in battle or in a hunt
succumb / yield - be fatally overwhelmed

  More Generic:
    change state     turn

  See Also:
    die out     die off     die out     die off     die back     die down     die down

  Verb Group:
    die     fail     go bad     give way     die     give out     conk out     go     break     break down

  Opposite of:
    be born

8. go  (verb) 
be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"

  More Generic:
    disappear     vanish     go away

9. go  (verb) 
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"

  More Specific:
crash / go down - stop operating
blow out / burn out / blow - melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
misfire - fail to fire or detonate
malfunction / misfunction - fail to function or function improperly

  More Generic:

  Verb Group:
    die     decease     perish     go     exit     pass away     expire     pass     break

10. go  (verb) 
progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"

  Also known as: move, run

  More Generic:

11. go  (verb) 
give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"

  Also known as: plump

  More Generic:
    choose     take     select     pick out

12. go  (verb) 
have a turn; make one''s move in a game; "Can I go now?"

  Also known as: move


  More Specific:
bluff / bluff out - deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand
stalemate - subject to a stalemate
castle - move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
serve - put the ball into play
open - make the opening move
draw / cast - choose at random
trump / ruff - play a trump
manoeuver / maneuver / manoeuvre / operate - perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
check - decline to initiate betting

  Verb Group:
    move     make a motion

13. go  (verb) 
to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"

  Also known as: run low, run short

  More Generic:
    end     stop     finish     terminate     cease

  Verb Group:

14. go  (verb) 
be spent; "All my money went for food and rent"

  Verb Group:
    run low     run short     go

15. go  (verb) 
go through in search of something; search through someone''s belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"

  Also known as: rifle

  More Generic:

16. go  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: function, work, operate, run

  More Specific:
double - do double duty
roll - begin operating or running
run - be operating, running or functioning
cut - function as a cutting instrument
service / serve - be used by

  Verb Group:
    run     work

  Opposite of:
    malfunction     misfunction

17. go  (verb) 
change location; move, travel, or proceed; "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 ni

  Also known as: travel, move, locomote

  More Specific:
go around / spread / circulate - become widely known and passed on
carry - cover a certain distance or advance beyond
ease - move gently or carefully
whish - move with a whishing sound
float - move lightly, as if suspended
swap - move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
seek - go to or towards
whine - move with a whining sound
fly - be dispersed or disseminated
ride - move like a floating object
come - cover a certain distance
ghost - move like a ghost
betake oneself - displace oneself
pass over / overfly - fly over
travel - undergo transportation as in a vehicle
wend - direct one''s course or way
do - travel or traverse (a distance)
raft - travel by raft in water
get around / get about - move around
repair / resort - move, travel, or proceed toward some place
cruise - travel at a moderate speed
travel / journey - travel upon or across
come / come up - move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
round - wind around
trundle - move heavily
push - move strenuously and with effort
travel purposefully - travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal
swing - change direction with a swinging motion
roll / wander / swan / stray / tramp / roam / cast / ramble / rove / range / drift / vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
walk / take the air - take a walk
weave / wind / thread / meander / wander - to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
forge / spurt / spirt - move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
crawl / creep - move slowly
scramble - to move hurriedly
slither / slide - to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
wheel / roll - move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
bounce / jounce - move up and down repeatedly
breeze - to proceed quickly and easily
float / drift / be adrift / blow - be in motion due to some air or water current
play - move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
float / swim - be afloat
walk - use one''s feet to advance
turn / move around - pass to the other side of
circle - travel around something
slice into / slice through - e.g., move through a body or an object with a slicing motion
stray / err / drift - wander from a direct course or at random
run - travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
step - shift or move by taking a step
drive / motor - travel or be transported in a vehicle
automobile - travel in an automobile
ski - move along on skis
fly / wing - travel through the air
steam - travel by means of steam power
taxi - travel slowly
ferry - travel by ferry
ride / sit - sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
prance - spring foward on the hind legs
swim - travel through water
rise / lift / arise / move up / go up / come up / uprise - move upward
ascend / go up - travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
descend / fall / go down / come down - move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
fall - descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
zigzag / crank - travel along a zigzag path
follow / travel along - travel along a certain course
advance / progress / pass on / move on / march on / go on - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
withdraw / retreat / pull away / draw back / recede / pull back / retire / move back - pull back or move away or backward
retrograde - move in a direction contrary to the usual one
proceed / go forward / continue - move ahead
back - travel backward
pan - make a sweeping movement
follow - to travel behind, go after, come after
precede / lead - move ahead (of others) in time or space
pursue / follow - follow in or as if in pursuit
return / go back / get back / come back - come back to place where one has been before, or return to a previous activity
derail / jump - run off or leave the rails
flock - move as a crowd or in a group
accompany - go or travel along with
billow - move with great difficulty
circulate - move around freely
circle / circulate - move in circles
angle - move or proceed at an angle
pass / go through / go across - go across or through
travel by / pass by / surpass / go past / go by / pass - pass by
travel rapidly / speed / hurry / zip - move very fast
speed - travel at an excessive or illegal velocity
zoom - move with a low humming noise
drive - move by being propelled by a force
rush / hotfoot / hasten / hie / speed / race / pelt along / rush along / cannonball along / bucket along / belt along - step on it
trail / shack - move, proceed, or walk draggingly pr slowly
shuttle - travel back and forth between two points
hiss / whoosh - move with a whooshing sound
whisk - move quickly and nimbly
career - move headlong at high speed
circuit - make a circuit
lance - move quickly, as if by cutting one''s way
outflank / go around - go around the flank of (an opposing army)
propagate - travel through the air
draw - move or go steadily or gradually
transfer / change - change from one vehicle or transportation line to another
swash - make violent, noisy movements
pace - go at a pace
step / tread - put down or press the foot, place the foot
step - move with one''s feet in a specific manner
hurtle - move with or as if with a rushing sound
retreat - move away, as for privacy
whistle - move with, or as with, a whistling sound
island hop - travel from one island to the next
plow / plough - move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
lurch - move slowly and unsteadily
sift - move as if through a sieve
fall - move in a specified direction
drag - move slowly and as if with great effort
run - move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
bang - move noisily
precess - move in a gyrating fashion
travel / move around - travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
ride - sit on and control a vehicle
snowshoe - travel on snowshoes
beetle - fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

  See Also:
    advance     progress     pass on     move on     march on     go on     move out     withdraw     retreat     pull away     draw back     recede     pull back     retire     move back     advance     progress     pass on     move on     march on     go on     climb     climb up     mount     go up     elapse     lapse     pass     slip by     glide by     slip away     go by     slide by     go along     abscond     bolt     absquatulate     decamp     run off     go off     go out     travel by     pass by     surpass     go past     go by     pass     rise     lift     arise     move up     go up     come up     uprise     sink     settle     go down     go under     set     go down     go under     descend     fall     go down     come down     sink     settle     go down     go under     continue     go on     carry on     proceed     go around     spread     circulate

  Verb Group:
    move     displace

  Opposite of:
    stay in place

18. go  (verb) 
move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"

  Also known as: go away, depart

  More Specific:
shove off / shove along / blow - leave

  More Generic:
    exit     go out     get out     leave

  Opposite of:
    come     come up

19. go  (verb) 
begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"

  Also known as: start, get going

  More Specific:
go on / come up / come on - start running, functioning, or operating
get off the ground / take off - get started or set in motion, used figuratively

  Opposite of:
    stop     halt

20. go  (verb) 
make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm''"; "The gun went `bang''"

  Also known as: sound

  More Specific:
snarl - make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise
whistle / sing - make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
blow - make a sound as if blown
ting - make a light, metallic sound
make noise / resound / noise - emit a noise
splat - give off the sound of a bullet flattening on impact
twang - sound with a twang
clang / clangor - make a loud noise
clank - make a clank
clangor / clangour - make a loud resonant noise
boom / boom out - make a deep hollow sound
drum / beat / thrum - make a rhythmic sound
rattle - make short successive sounds
tick / ticktock / ticktack / beat - make a sound like a clock or a timer
resonate / vibrate - sound with resonance
tweet / twirp - make a weak, chirping sound
skirl - make a shrill, wailing sound
gurgle - make sounds similar to gurgling water
glug - make a gurgling sound as of liquid issuing from a bottle
blow - sound by having air expelled through a tube
whish - make a sibilant sound
guggle - make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle
ping - make a short high-pitched sound
pink / ping / knock - sound like a car engine that is firing too early
trump - produce a sound as if from a trumpet
squelch - make a sucking sound
chug - make a dull, explosive sound
ring / peal - sound loudly and sonorously
buzz / bombinate / bombilate - make a buzzing sound
chime - emit a sound
rustle - make a dry crackling sound
snap / crack - make a sharp sound
crack - make a very sharp explosive sound
honk / blare / beep / claxon / toot - make a loud noise
whistle - make whistling sounds
resound / echo / ring / reverberate - ring or echo with sound
thud / thump - make a dull sound
clop / clump / clunk / plunk - make or move along with a sound as of a horse''s hooves striking the ground
patter / pitter-patter - make light, rapid and repeated sounds
tap / rap / knock / pink - make light, repeated taps on a surface
click / tick - make a clicking or ticking sound
chatter / click - click repeatedly or uncontrollably
pop - make a sharp explosive noise
tinkle / tink / clink / chink - make or emit a high sound
splash / splosh / slosh / slush - make a splashing sound
hum / thrum - sound with a monotonous hum
bleep - emit a single short high-pitched signal
rumble / grumble - make a low noise
boom / din - make a resonant sound, like artillery
bang - to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound
ripple / babble / guggle / burble / bubble / gurgle - flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
lap / swish / swosh / swoosh - move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
drone - make a monotonous low dull sound
whizz / whiz / whirr / whir / birr / purr - make a soft swishing sound
roll - emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound

  More Generic:
    cause to be perceived

21. go  (verb) 
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"

  Also known as: proceed, move

  More Specific:
work - proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
venture / embark - proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
steamroller / steamroll - proceed with great force

  More Generic:
    act     move

22. go  (verb) 
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"

  See Also:
    collocate with     construe with     cooccur with     co-occur with     go with

23. go  (verb) 
be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day"

  More Generic:

24. go  (verb) 
continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"

  Also known as: survive, last, live, live on, endure, hold up, hold out

    be     live

  More Specific:
stand up / hold up / hold water - resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
perennate - survive from season to season, of plants
live out - live out one''s life

  Verb Group:
    be     live     exist     survive     live     subsist

25. go  (verb) 
be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes"

26. go  (verb) 
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won''t fit into the puzzle"

  Also known as: fit

  More Specific:
tesselate - fit together exactly, of identical shapes
joint - fit as if by joints

  More Generic:

  Verb Group:
    blend     go     blend in

27. go  (verb) 
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 ex

  Also known as: run, pass, lead, extend

  More Specific:
come - extend or reach
radiate / ray - extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
go far / go deep - extend in importance or range

  More Generic:

  See Also:
    reach     extend to     touch     line     run along

  Verb Group:
    range     run

28. go  (verb) 
lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South"

  Also known as: lead

  More Generic:

29. go  (verb) 
blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won''t go with the chairs"

  Also known as: blend, blend in

  More Generic:
    harmonize     harmonise     consort     accord     concord     fit in     agree

  Verb Group:
    fit     go

30. go  (verb) 
be sounded, played, or expressed; "How does this song go again?"

31. go  (verb) 
be contained in; "How many times does 18 go into 54?"

32. go  (verb) 
have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."

  Also known as: run

  More Generic:

33. go  (verb) 
be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"

  More Generic:

34. go  (verb) 
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?"

  Also known as: belong

  More Generic:

35. go  (adj) 
functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go"

    a-ok(p)     a-okay(p)

  Opposite of:


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