go over

/goʊ ˌoʊvər/

/gəʊ ˈəʊvə/

Other forms: went over; going over; gone over; goes over

Definitions of go over
  1. verb
    examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
    synonyms: check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, look into, suss out
    check, check off, mark, mark off, tick, tick off
    put a check mark on or near or next to
    see moresee less
    show 4 types...
    hide 4 types...
    follow, keep an eye on, observe, watch, watch over
    follow with the eyes or the mind
    keep tabs on
    keep a record on or watch attentively
    keep watch over
    invigilate, proctor
    watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
    type of:
    analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, delve, examine, parse, study
    consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
  2. verb
    hold a review (of troops)
    synonyms: review, survey
    see moresee less
    type of:
    look over carefully
  3. verb
    happen in a particular manner
    “how did your talk go over?”
    synonyms: come off, go off
  4. verb
    fall forward and down
    “The old woman went over without a sound”
    synonyms: fall over
    see moresee less
    type of:
    break down, collapse
    collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack

/goʊ ˌoʊvər/


/gəʊ ˈəʊvə/

Cite this entry
  • MLA
  • APA
  • Chicago

A paragraph of text

Copy citation
DISCLAIMER: These example sentences appear in various news sources and books to reflect the usage of the word ‘go over'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of or its editors. Send us feedback
Word Family

Look up go over for the last time

Close your vocabulary gaps with personalized learning that focuses on teaching the words you need to know.

VocabTrainer -'s Vocabulary Trainer