go

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: go

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vnadj
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
functioning correctly and ready for action
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v
stop operating or functioning
3
n
a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
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n
street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: go
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v change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

“How fast does your new car go?”
“The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect”
Synonyms:
locomote, move, travel
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Antonyms:
stay in place
be stationary
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circulate, go around, spread
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; go from one location to another
overfly, pass over
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 about, get around
move around; move from place to place
repair, resort
move, travel, or proceed toward some place
cruise
travel at a moderate speed
journey, travel
travel upon or across
come, come up
move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
round
wind around; move along a circular course
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; turn
cast, drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
take the air, walk
take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
meander, thread, wander, weave, wind
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
forge, spirt, spurt
move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
crawl, creep
move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
scramble
to move hurriedly
slide, slither
to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
roll, wheel
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
be adrift, blow, drift, float
be in motion due to some air or water current
play
move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
float, swim
be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
swim
move as if gliding through water
walk
use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
move around, turn
pass to the other side of
circle
travel around something
slice into, slice through
move through a body or an object with a slicing motion
drift, err, stray
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; be airborne
steam, steamer
travel by means of steam power
tram
travel by tram
taxi
travel slowly
ferry
travel by ferry
caravan
travel in a caravan
ride, sit
sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
prance
spring forward on the hind legs
swim
travel through water
arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
move upward
ascend, go up
travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
fall
descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
crank, zigzag
travel along a zigzag path
follow, travel along
travel along a certain course
advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress
move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
pull back or move away or backward
retrograde
move in a direction contrary to the usual one
continue, go forward, proceed
move ahead; travel onward in time or space
back
travel backward
pan
make a sweeping movement
follow
to travel behind, go after, come after
lead, precede
move ahead (of others) in time or space
follow, pursue
follow in or as if in pursuit
return
go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
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
go across, go through, pass
go across or through
go by, go past, pass, pass by, surpass, travel by
move past
hurry, speed, travel rapidly, 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
belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
move fast
shack, trail
move, proceed, or walk draggingly or 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
go around, outflank
go around the flank of (an opposing army)
propagate
travel through the air
draw
move or go steadily or gradually
change, transfer
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
plough, plow
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
move around, travel
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
resurrect, rise, uprise
return from the dead
break through, crack
pass through (a barrier)
emanate
proceed or issue forth, as from a source
accost, address, come up to
speak to someone
squeak by, squeak through
escape
prolapse
slip or fall out of place, as of body parts
thrash
move data into and out of core rather than performing useful computation
fly
travel in an airplane
hop
travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
revisit
visit again
stooge
cruise in slow or routine flights
sail
traverse or travel on (a body of water)
ship
travel by ship
ride
ride over, along, or through
fly
travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
approach, come near
come near in time
transit
pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)
tramp down, trample, tread down
walk on and flatten
skid, slew, slide, slip, slue
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
waft
be driven or carried along, as by the air
tide
be carried with the tide
maunder
wander aimlessly
constitutionalize
take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
gad, gallivant, jazz around
wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
snake
move along a winding path
forge
move ahead steadily
scend, surge
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
formicate
crawl about like ants
coast
move effortlessly; by force of gravity
bowl
roll (a ball)
troll
cause to move round and round
skitter
glide easily along a surface
snake
move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
dart, fleet, flit, flutter
move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
lollop
walk clumsily and with a bounce
tap
walk with a tapping sound
bumble, falter, stumble
walk unsteadily
drift
move in an unhurried fashion
fall back
move back and away from
buoy
float on the surface of water
spacewalk
move in space outside a space craft
foot, hoof, hoof it, leg it
walk
toe
walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction
walk
accompany or escort
shlep, traipse
walk or tramp about
perambulate, walk about, walk around
walk with no particular goal
circumambulate, walk around
walk around something
circumnavigate, compass
travel around, either by plane or ship
ambulate
walk about; not be bedridden or incapable of walking
creep, mouse, pussyfoot, sneak
to go stealthily or furtively
cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse
travel across or pass over
infiltrate, pass through
pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict
run
cover by running; run a certain distance
move through, pass across, pass over, pass through, transit
make a passage or journey from one place to another
cut
pass directly and often in haste
wade
walk (through relatively shallow water)
cock, prance, ruffle, sashay, strut, swagger, tittup
to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
sleepwalk, somnambulate
walk in one's sleep
slink
walk stealthily
gimp, hitch, hobble, limp
walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
scuffle, shamble, shuffle
walk by dragging one's feet
saunter, stroll
walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
amble, mosey
walk leisurely
prowl
move about in or as if in a predatory manner
skulk
move stealthily
coggle, dodder, paddle, toddle, totter, waddle
walk unsteadily
promenade
take a leisurely walk
march
walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride
stride
walk with long steps
hike
walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise
footslog, pad, plod, slog, tramp, trudge
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
climb, climb up, go up, mount
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
abseil, rappel, rope down
lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside
tip, tippytoe, tiptoe
walk on one's toes
stalk
walk stiffly
buzz
fly low
flounce
walk emphatically
careen, keel, lurch, reel, stagger, swag
walk as if unable to control one's movements
flounder, stagger
walk with great difficulty
stamp, stomp, stump
walk heavily
lumber, pound
move heavily or clumsily
run
move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
consort, run
keep company
backpedal
step backwards, in boxing
pace
walk with slow or fast paces
trample, tread
tread or stomp heavily or roughly
slouch
walk slovenly
mince
walk daintily
clomp, clump
walk clumsily
cruise
drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
head
to go or travel towards
skate
move along on skates
wedel
ski, alternating directions
hot-dog
perform intricate maneuvers while skiing
schuss
ski downhill
slalom
race on skis around obstacles
water ski
ride water skis
rack
fly in high wind
flight
fly in a flock
fly on
continue flying
plane, skim
travel on the surface of water
soar
fly upwards or high in the sky
hover
hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
rise rapidly
go up
be erected, built, or constructed
rocket, skyrocket
shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
surf, surfboard
ride the waves of the sea with a surfboard
body-surf
ride the crest of a wave without a surfboard
ride
be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
override
ride (a horse) too hard
ride herd
driving animals such as horses and cattle while riding along with them
outride
ride better, faster, or further than
dismount, get down, get off, light, unhorse
alight from (a horse)
ride horseback
ride on horseback
prance
cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
canter
ride at a cantering pace
canter
go at a canter, of horses
walk
walk at a pace
extend, gallop
cause to move at full gallop
rack, single-foot
go at a rack
gallop
go at galloping speed
school
swim in or form a large group of fish
break water, fin
show the fins above the water while swimming
fin
propel oneself through the water in a finning motion
paddle
swim like a dog in shallow water
crawl
swim by doing the crawl
breaststroke
swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg
backstroke
swim on one's back
skinny-dip
bathe in the nude
dive
swim under water
avalanche, roll down
gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow
dive, plunge, plunk
drop steeply
bubble
rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
uplift
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
chandelle
climb suddenly and steeply
steam
rise as vapor
ascend, come up, rise, uprise
come up, of celestial bodies
go down, go under, set
disappear beyond the horizon
correct, decline, slump
go down in value
precipitate
fall vertically, sharply, or headlong
sink, subside
descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
crash
fall or come down violently
flop
fall suddenly and abruptly
topple, tumble
fall down, as if collapsing
drop
to fall vertically
plop
drop with the sound of something falling into water
pitch
fall or plunge forward
alight, climb down
come down
go down, go under, settle, sink
go under, "The raft sank and its occupants drowned"
come up, rise, rise up, surface
come to the surface
uprise
ascend as a sound
heel
follow at the heels of a person
penetrate
make one's way deeper into or through
creep up, sneak up
advance stealthily or unnoticed
encroach, impinge, infringe
advance beyond the usual limit
plough on, press on, push on
continue moving forward
string, string along
move or come along
retreat, retrograde
move back
trace
make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along
roar
act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way
limp
proceed slowly or with difficulty
barge, push forward, thrust ahead
push one's way
march, process
march in a procession
back out
move out of a space backwards
back down, back off, back up
move backwards from a certain position
dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag
hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
tailgate
follow at a dangerously close distance
head, lead
travel in front of; go in advance of others
stalk
go through (an area) in search of prey
shadow
follow, usually without the person's knowledge
carry
pursue a line of scent or be a bearer
chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trail
go after with the intent to catch
haunt, stalk
follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
retrace, trace
to go back over again
backtrack, double back, turn back
retrace one's course
cut back, flash back
return in time
home
return home accurately from a long distance
go home, head home
return home
return
return to a previous position; in mathematics
boomerang
return to the initial position from where it came; like a boomerang
crash
move violently as through a barrier
muscle
make one's way by force
overstep, transgress, trespass
pass beyond (limits or boundaries)
escort
accompany as an escort
escort, see
accompany or escort
tag along
go along with, often uninvited
orb, orbit, revolve
move in an orbit
troll
circulate, move around
loop
fly loops, perform a loop
loop
move in loops
overhaul, overtake, pass
travel past
negociate, negotiate
succeed in passing through, around, or over
lock
pass by means through a lock in a waterway
make, work
proceed along a path
cycle
pass through a cycle
blunder, fumble
make one's way clumsily or blindly
skirt
pass around or about; move along the border
run by
pass by while running
fly by
pass by while flying
fly by, whisk by, zip by
move by very quickly
approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up, near
move towards
close in, draw in
advance or converge on
buck, charge, shoot, shoot down, tear
move quickly and violently
whizz, whizz along, zoom, zoom along
move along very quickly
pull
move into a certain direction
dart, dash, flash, scoot, scud, shoot
run or move very quickly or hastily
pounce, swoop
move down on as if in an attack
stream
to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind
drip
fall in drops
cascade, cascade down
rush down in big quantities, like a cascade
edge, inch
advance slowly, as if by inches
rachet up, ratchet, ratchet down
move by degrees in one direction only
elapse, glide by, go along, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by
pass by
circle around, circle round, revolve around
move around in a circular motion
step
walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner
step on, tread on
place or press the foot on
cocoon
retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment
itinerate
travel from place to place, as for work
wander
go via an indirect route or at no set pace
ascend
go along towards (a river's) source
snowboard
glide down a snow-covered slope while standing on a board
bounce
come back after being refused
ride
be sustained or supported or borne

v move away from a place into another direction

Go away before I start to cry”
Synonyms:
depart, go away
Antonyms:
come, come up
move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
Types:
blow, shove along, shove off
leave; informal or rude
Type of:
exit, get out, go out, leave
move out of or depart from

v 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”
Synonyms:
move, proceed
Types:
work
proceed towards a goal or along a path or through an activity
embark, venture
proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
steamroll, steamroller
proceed with great force
Type of:
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

v follow a certain course

“The inauguration went well”
“how did your interview go?”
Synonyms:
proceed
Types:
drag, drag on, drag out
proceed for an extended period of time
come, do, fare, get along, make out
proceed or get along
Type of:
come about, fall out, go on, hap, happen, occur, pass, pass off, take place
come to pass

v 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”

v progress by being changed

“The speech has to go through several more drafts”
Synonyms:
move, run
Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

v 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”
Synonyms:
extend, lead, pass, run
range, run
change or be different within limits
Types:
come
extend or reach
radiate, ray
extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center
go deep, go far
extend in importance or range
Type of:
be
occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

v enter or assume a certain state or condition

“her face went red with anger”
“She went into ecstasy”
Synonyms:
become, get
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sober, sober up
become sober after excessive alcohol consumption
sober, sober up
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
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v have a particular form

“as the saying goes...”
Synonyms:
run
Type of:
be
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

v be or continue to be in a certain condition

“The children went hungry that day”
Type of:
be
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

v be awarded; be allotted

“The first prize goes to Mary”
“Her money went on clothes”

v give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number

Synonyms:
plump
Type of:
choose, pick out, select, take
pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

v perform as expected when applied

“The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in”
Synonyms:
function, operate, run, work
run
be operating, running or functioning
work
operate in or through
Antonyms:
malfunction, misfunction
fail to function or function improperly
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double
do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
roll
begin operating or running
run
be operating, running or functioning
cut
function as a cutting instrument
serve, service
be used by; as of a utility

v continue to live through hardship or adversity

“We went without water and food for 3 days”
Synonyms:
endure, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive
be, live
have life, be alive
exist, live, subsist, survive
support oneself
Types:
hold up, hold water, stand up
resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
perennate
survive from season to season, of plants
live out
live out one's life; live to the end

v be in the right place or situation

“Where do these books go?”
Synonyms:
belong
Type of:
be
occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

v be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

Synonyms:
fit
blend, blend in
blend or harmonize
Types:
tessellate
fit together exactly, of identical shapes
joint
fit as if by joints
Type of:
fit
conform to some shape or size

v blend or harmonize

“This sofa won't go with the chairs”
Synonyms:
blend, blend in
fit
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
Type of:
accord, agree, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize
go together

v be ranked or compare

“This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
Type of:
compare
be comparable

v begin or set in motion

“Ready, set, go!”
Synonyms:
get going, start
Antonyms:
halt, stop
come to a halt, stop moving
Types:
come on, come up, go on
start running, functioning, or operating
get off the ground, take off
get started or set in motion, used figuratively

v have a turn; make one's move in a game

“Can I go now?”
Synonyms:
move
make a motion, move
propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
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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
cast, draw
choose at random
ruff, trump
play a trump
maneuver, manoeuver, 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
ace
serve an ace against (someone)
overtrump
play a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick
crossruff
trump alternately in two hands
jockey
compete (for an advantage or a position)

v be contained in

“How many times does 18 go into 54?”

v be sounded, played, or expressed

“How does this song go again?”

v make a certain noise or sound

“She went `Mmmmm'”
“The gun went `bang'”
Synonyms:
sound
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snarl
make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise
sing, whistle
make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
blow
make a sound as if blown
ting
make a light, metallic sound; go `ting'
make noise, noise, resound
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
beat, drum, thrum
make a rhythmic sound
rattle
make short successive sounds
beat, tick, ticktack, ticktock
make a sound like a clock or a timer
resonate, vibrate
sound with resonance
crash
make a sudden loud sound
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
knock, ping, pink
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
peal, ring
sound loudly and sonorously
bombilate, bombinate, buzz
make a buzzing sound
chime
emit a sound
rustle
make a dry crackling sound
crack, snap
make a sharp sound
crack
make a very sharp explosive sound
beep, blare, claxon, honk, toot
make a loud noise
whistle
make whistling sounds
echo, resound, reverberate, ring
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
knock, pink, rap, tap
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
chink, clink, tink, tinkle
make or emit a high sound
slosh, slush, splash, splosh
make a splashing sound
hum, thrum
sound with a monotonous hum
bleep
emit a single short high-pitched signal
grumble, rumble
make a low noise
boom, din
make a resonant sound, like artillery
bang
to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound
babble, bubble, burble, guggle, gurgle, ripple
flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
lap, swish, swoosh, swosh
move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
drone
make a monotonous low dull sound
birr, purr, whir, whirr, whiz, whizz
make a soft swishing sound
roll
emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound
sizzle
make a sound like frying fat
howl, roar
make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
purl, sough
make a murmuring sound
make vibrant sounds, purr
indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
claxon, honk
use the horn of a car
hum
make a low continuous sound
crackle, crunch, scranch, scraunch
make a crushing noise
creak, screak, screech, skreak, squeak, whine
make a high-pitched, screeching noise
racket
make loud and annoying noises
brattle, clack, clatter
make a rattling sound
clitter, stridulate
make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures
drown out
make imperceptible
jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle
make a sound typical of metallic objects
scream
make a loud, piercing sound
backfire
emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire
ruckle
make a hoarse, rattling sound
crackle, crepitate
make a crackling sound
ring out
sound loudly
ding, dingdong, dong
go `ding dong', like a bell
tintinnabulate
ring or sound like a small bell
peal
ring recurrently
knell
ring as in announcing death
blare, blast
make a strident sound
tootle
play (a musical instrument) casually
consonate
sound in sympathy
reecho
repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back
reecho
echo repeatedly, echo again and again
bong
ring loudly and deeply
sputter
make an explosive sound
Type of:
cause to be perceived
have perceptible qualities

v lead, extend, or afford access

“This door goes to the basement”
Synonyms:
lead
Type of:
be
occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

v go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way

Synonyms:
rifle
Type of:
search
subject to a search

n a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

“it's my go
Synonyms:
spell, tour, turn
Type of:
duty period, shift, work shift
the time period during which you are at work

n a usually brief attempt

Synonyms:
crack, fling, offer, pass, whirl
Type of:
attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

adj functioning correctly and ready for action

“all systems are go
Synonyms
a-ok, a-okay
in perfect condition or order
Antonyms:
no-go
not functioning properly or in suitable condition for proceeding
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v stop operating or functioning

“The engine finally went
“her eyesight went after the accident”
Synonyms:
break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go bad
break
render inoperable or ineffective
buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
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crash, go down
stop operating
blow, blow out, burn out
melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
misfire
fail to fire or detonate
malfunction, misfunction
fail to function or function improperly
jam
get stuck and immobilized
Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

v pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

“The patient went peacefully”
Synonyms:
buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go bad
stop operating or functioning
die
suffer or face the pain of death
Antonyms:
be born
come into existence through birth
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abort
cease development, die, and be aborted
asphyxiate, stifle, suffocate
be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen
buy it, pip out
be killed or die;
drown
die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating
predecease
die before; die earlier than
famish, starve
die of food deprivation
fall
die, as in battle or in a hunt
succumb, yield
be fatally overwhelmed
strangle
die from strangulation
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v be spent

“All my money went for food and rent”
Synonyms
run low, run short
to be spent or finished

v to be spent or finished

“The money had gone after a few days”
Synonyms:
run low, run short
Type of:
cease, end, finish, stop, terminate
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

v be abolished or discarded

“These ugly billboards have to go!”
“These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge”
Type of:
disappear, go away, vanish
get lost, as without warning or explanation
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n a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters

Synonyms:
go game
Type of:
board game
a game played on a specially designed board
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n street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Synonyms:
Adam, X, XTC, cristal, disco biscuit, ecstasy, hug drug
Type of:
MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine
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
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