To go it
Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster]

They to go equal shares in the booty. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{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.

{To go one's way}, to set forth; to depart. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To go it alone — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stump it — Stump Stump, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stumped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumping}.] 1. To cut off a part of; to reduce to a stump; to lop. [1913 Webster] Around the stumped top soft moss did grow. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 2. To strike, as the toes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go halves — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go one's way — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go it — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go fast; run hard; not to spare yourself. Often used as a command. * /The coach yelled to the runner to go it./ * /At the party the girls cheered for their partners to go it./ * /The boys called, Go it! to the dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go it — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To go fast; run hard; not to spare yourself. Often used as a command. * /The coach yelled to the runner to go it./ * /At the party the girls cheered for their partners to go it./ * /The boys called, Go it! to the dog… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To go a-begging — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go about — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go abraod — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go against — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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