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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
go
adj
  1. functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go"
    Antonym(s): no-go
n
  1. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
    Synonym(s): go, spell, tour, turn
  2. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
    Synonym(s): Adam, ecstasy, XTC, go, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug
  3. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
    Synonym(s): crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer
  4. a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
    Synonym(s): go, go game
v
  1. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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 night fell"; "news travelled fast"
    Synonym(s): travel, go, move, locomote
    Antonym(s): stay in place
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): go, proceed, move
  3. move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon"
    Synonym(s): go, go away, depart
    Antonym(s): come, come up
  4. 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!"
    Synonym(s): become, go, get
  5. be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes"
  6. have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
    Synonym(s): run, go
  7. 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 extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
    Synonym(s): run, go, pass, lead, extend
  8. follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
    Synonym(s): proceed, go
  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'"
    Synonym(s): sound, go
  12. 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"
    Synonym(s): function, work, operate, go, run
    Antonym(s): malfunction, misfunction
  13. to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest"
    Synonym(s): run low, run short, go
  14. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
    Synonym(s): move, go, run
  15. continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
    Synonym(s): survive, last, live, live on, go, 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. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
    Synonym(s): die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it
    Antonym(s): be born
  18. 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?"
    Synonym(s): belong, go
  19. be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"
  20. begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!"
    Synonym(s): start, go, get going
    Antonym(s): halt, stop
  21. have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
    Synonym(s): move, go
  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. blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs"
    Synonym(s): blend, go, blend in
  25. lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South"
    Synonym(s): go, lead
  26. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
    Synonym(s): fit, go
  27. go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"
    Synonym(s): rifle, go
  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; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
    Synonym(s): plump, go
  30. 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"
    Synonym(s): fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
  
  
      2. Drawn out or extended in time; continued through a
            considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series
            of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a
            long book.
  
      3. Slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration;
            lingering; as, long hours of watching.
  
      4. Occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in
            time; far away.
  
                     The we may us reserve both fresh and strong Against
                     the tournament, which is not long.      --Spenser.
  
      5. Extended to any specified measure; of a specified length;
            as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is,
            extended to the measure of a mile, etc.
  
      6. Far-reaching; extensive. [bd] Long views.[b8] --Burke.
  
      7. (Phonetics) Prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in
            utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. See {Short},
            a., 13, and Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 22, 30.
  
      Note: Long is used as a prefix in a large number of compound
               adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as,
               long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned,
               long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded,
               etc.
  
      {In the long run}, in the whole course of things taken
            together; in the ultimate result; eventually.
  
      {Long clam} (Zo[94]l.), the common clam ({Mya arenaria}) of
            the Northern United States and Canada; -- called also
            {soft-shell clam} and {long-neck clam}. See {Mya}.
  
      {Long cloth}, a kind of cotton cloth of superior quality.
  
      {Long clothes}, clothes worn by a young infant, extending
            below the feet.
  
      {Long division}. (Math.) See {Division}.
  
      {Long dozen}, one more than a dozen; thirteen.
  
      {Long home}, the grave.
  
      {Long measure}, {Long mater}. See under {Measure}, {Meter}.
           
  
      {Long Parliament} (Eng. Hist.), the Parliament which
            assembled Nov. 3, 1640, and was dissolved by Cromwell,
            April 20, 1653.
  
      {Long price}, the full retail price.
  
      {Long purple} (Bot.), a plant with purple flowers, supposed
            to be the {Orchis mascula}. --Dr. Prior.
  
      {Long suit} (Whist), a suit of which one holds originally
            more than three cards. --R. A. Proctor.
  
      {Long tom}.
            (a) A pivot gun of great length and range, on the dock of
                  a vessel.
            (b) A long trough for washing auriferous earth. [Western
                  U.S.]
            (c) (Zo[94]l.) The long-tailed titmouse.
  
      {Long wall} (Coal Mining), a working in which the whole seam
            is removed and the roof allowed to fall in, as the work
            progresses, except where passages are needed.
  
      {Of long}, a long time. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
  
      {To be}, [or] {go}, {long of the market}, {To be on the long
      side of the market}, etc. (Stock Exchange), to hold stock for
            a rise in price, or to have a contract under which one can
            demand stock on or before a certain day at a stipulated
            price; -- opposed to {short} in such phrases as, to be
            short of stock, to sell short, etc. [Cant] See {Short}.
  
      {To have a long head}, to have a farseeing or sagacious mind.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Go \Go\, n.
      Something that goes or is successful; a success; as, he made
      a go of it; also, an agreement.
  
               [bd]Well,[b8] said Fleming, [bd]is it a go?[b8] --Bret
                                                                              Harte.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
  
  
      {Time bill}. Same as {Time-table}. [Eng.]
  
      {Time book}, a book in which is kept a record of the time
            persons have worked.
  
      {Time detector}, a timepiece provided with a device for
            registering and indicating the exact time when a watchman
            visits certain stations in his beat.
  
      {Time enough}, in season; early enough. [bd]Stanly at
            Bosworth field, . . . came time enough to save his
            life.[b8] --Bacon.
  
      {Time fuse}, a fuse, as for an explosive projectile, which
            can be so arranged as to ignite the charge at a certain
            definite interval after being itself ignited.
  
      {Time immemorial}, [or] {Time out of mind}. (Eng. Law) See
            under {Immemorial}.
  
      {Time lock}, a lock having clockwork attached, which, when
            wound up, prevents the bolt from being withdrawn when
            locked, until a certain interval of time has elapsed.
  
      {Time of day}, salutation appropriate to the times of the
            day, as [bd]good morning,[b8] [bd]good evening,[b8] and
            the like; greeting.
  
      {To kill time}. See under {Kill}, v. t.
  
      {To make time}.
            (a) To gain time.
            (b) To occupy or use (a certain) time in doing something;
                  as, the trotting horse made fast time.
  
      {To move}, {run}, [or] {go}, {against time}, to move, run, or
            go a given distance without a competitor, in the quickest
            possible time; or, to accomplish the greatest distance
            which can be passed over in a given time; as, the horse is
            to run against time.
  
      {True time}.
            (a) Mean time as kept by a clock going uniformly.
            (b) (Astron.) Apparent time as reckoned from the transit
                  of the sun's center over the meridian.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   All fours \All` fours"\ [formerly, {All` four"}.]
      All four legs of a quadruped; or the two legs and two arms of
      a person.
  
      {To be}, {go}, or {run}, {on all fours} (Fig.), to be on the
            same footing; to correspond (with) exactly; to be alike in
            all the circumstances to be considered. [bd]This example
            is on all fours with the other.[b8] [bd]No simile can go
            on all fours.[b8] --Macaulay.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Go \Go\ (g[omac]), obs. p. p. of {Go}.
      Gone. --Chaucer.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Go \Go\, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[ecr]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[ocr]n;
      115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS,
      wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[be]n, akin to
      D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[emac]n, g[be]n, SW. g[aring],
      Dan. gaae; cf. Gr. kicha`nai to reach, overtake, Skr. h[be]
      to go, AS. gangan, and E. gang. The past tense in AS., eode,
      is from the root i to go, as is also Goth. iddja went.
      [root]47a. Cf. {Gang}, v. i., {Wend}.]
      1. To pass from one place to another; to be in motion; to be
            in a state not motionless or at rest; to proceed; to
            advance; to make progress; -- used, in various
            applications, of the movement of both animate and
            inanimate beings, by whatever means, and also of the
            movements of the mind; also figuratively applied.
  
      2. To move upon the feet, or step by step; to walk; also, to
            walk step by step, or leisurely.
  
      Note: In old writers go is much used as opposed to run, or
               ride. [bd]Whereso I go or ride.[b8] --Chaucer.
  
                        You know that love Will creep in service where it
                        can not go.                                    --Shak.
  
                        Thou must run to him; for thou hast staid so long
                        that going will scarce serve the turn. --Shak.
  
                        He fell from running to going, and from going to
                        clambering upon his hands and his knees.
                                                                              --Bunyan.
  
      Note: In Chaucer go is used frequently with the pronoun in
               the objective used reflexively; as, he goeth him home.
  
      3. To be passed on fron one to another; to pass; to
            circulate; hence, with for, to have currency; to be taken,
            accepted, or regarded.
  
                     The man went among men for an old man in the days of
                     Saul.                                                --1 Sa. xvii.
                                                                              12.
  
                     [The money] should go according to its true value.
                                                                              --Locke.
  
      4. To proceed or happen in a given manner; to fare; to move
            on or be carried on; to have course; to come to an issue
            or result; to succeed; to turn out.
  
                     How goes the night, boy ?                  --Shak.
  
                     I think, as the world goes, he was a good sort of
                     man enough.                                       --Arbuthnot.
  
                     Whether the cause goes for me or against me, you
                     must pay me the reward.                     --I Watts.
  
      5. To proceed or tend toward a result, consequence, or
            product; to tend; to conduce; to be an ingredient; to
            avail; to apply; to contribute; -- often with the
            infinitive; as, this goes to show.
  
                     Against right reason all your counsels go. --Dryden.
  
                     To master the foul flend there goeth some complement
                     knowledge of theology.                        --Sir W.
                                                                              Scott.
  
      6. To apply one's self; to set one's self; to undertake.
  
                     Seeing himself confronted by so many, like a
                     resolute orator, he went not to denial, but to
                     justify his cruel falsehood.               --Sir P.
                                                                              Sidney.
  
      Note: Go, in this sense, is often used in the present
               participle with the auxiliary verb to be, before an
               infinitive, to express a future of intention, or to
               denote design; as, I was going to say; I am going to
               begin harvest.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Go \Go\, v. t.
      1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or
            become responsible for; to bear a part in.
  
                     They to go equal shares in the booty. --L'Estrange.
  
      2. To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling. [Colloq.]
  
      {To go halves}, to share with another equally.
  
      {To go it}, to behave in a wild manner; to be uproarious; to
            carry on; also, to proceed; to make progress. [Colloq.]
  
      {To go it alone} (Card Playing), to play a hand without the
            assistance of one's partner.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Go \Go\, n.
      1. Act; working; operation. [Obs.]
  
                     So gracious were the goes of marriage. --Marston.
  
      2. A circumstance or occurrence; an incident. [Slang]
  
                     This is a pretty go.                           --Dickens.
  
      3. The fashion or mode; as, quite the go. [Colloq.]
  
      4. Noisy merriment; as, a high go. [Colloq.]
  
      5. A glass of spirits. [Slang]
  
      6. Power of going or doing; energy; vitality; perseverance;
            push; as, there is no go in him. [Colloq.]
  
      7. (Cribbage) That condition in the course of the game when a
            player can not lay down a card which will not carry the
            aggregate count above thirty-one.
  
      {Great go}, {Little go}, the final and the preliminary
            examinations for a degree. [Slang, Eng. Univ.]
  
      {No go}, a failure; a fiasco. [Slang] --Thackeray.
  
      {On the go}, moving about; unsettled. [Colloq.]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   Go
  
      A thinking game with an oriental origin
      estimated to be around 4000 years old.   Nowadays, the game is
      played by millions of people in (most notably) China, Japan,
      Korea and Taiwan.   In the Western world the game is practised
      by a yearly increasing number of players.   On the {Internet}
      Go players meet, play and talk 24 hours/day on the {Internet
      Go Server} (IGS).
  
      {(http://www.cwi.nl/~jansteen/go/go.html)}.
  
      {Usenet} newsgroup: {news:rec.games.go}.
  
      (1995-03-17)
  
  
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