go for

Primary Meanings of go for

1.
v
intend with some possibility of fulfilment
2.
v
be pertinent or relevant or applicable
3.
v
have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
Full Definitions of go for
1

v intend with some possibility of fulfilment

Synonyms:
hope
Type of:
be after, plan
have the will and intention to carry out some action

v make an attempt at achieving something

Synonyms:
try for
Type of:
compete, contend, vie
compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

v give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

“I go for this resolution”
Synonyms:
accept, consent
Antonyms:
decline, refuse
show unwillingness towards
Types:
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give
consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
agree
consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
settle
accept despite lack of complete satisfaction
contract in
consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
allow, countenance, let, permit
consent to, give permission
buckle under, give in, knuckle under, succumb, yield
consent reluctantly
take in charge, undertake
accept as a charge
abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
furlough
grant a leave to
give
allow to have or take
plea-bargain
agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge
bargain
come to terms; arrive at an agreement
allow, permit, tolerate
allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
authorise, authorize, clear, pass
grant authorization or clearance for
accede, acquiesce, assent
to agree or express agreement
accede, bow, defer, give in, submit
yield to another's wish or opinion
admit, include, let in
allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
favor, favour, privilege
bestow a privilege upon
decriminalise, decriminalize, legalise, legalize, legitimate, legitimatise, legitimatize, legitimise, legitimize
make legal
trust
allow without fear
admit, allow in, intromit, let in
allow to enter; grant entry to
Type of:
react, respond
show a response or a reaction to something
2

v be pertinent or relevant or applicable

“The same rules go for everyone”
Synonyms:
apply, hold
apply, lend oneself
be applicable to; as to an analysis
Type of:
bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on
be relevant to
3

v have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

Synonyms:
fancy, take to
Type of:
desire, want
feel or have a desire for; want strongly

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