Go
Go Go, n. 1. Act; working; operation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

So gracious were the goes of marriage. --Marston. [1913 Webster]

2. A circumstance or occurrence; an incident. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

This is a pretty go. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

3. The fashion or mode; as, quite the go. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

4. Noisy merriment; as, a high go. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

5. A glass of spirits. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

6. Power of going or doing; energy; vitality; perseverance; push; as, there is no go in him. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

8. Something that goes or is successful; a success; as, he made a go of it; also, an agreement.

``Well,'' said Fleming, ``is it a go?'' --Bret Harte. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{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.] [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • go — go1 [gō] vi. went, gone, going [ME gon < OE gan, akin to Du gaan, Ger gehen < IE base * ĝhē , orig., to leave behind, go away > Sans jíhītē, (he) goes; the pt. WENT is < WEND replacing OE eode, ME yede] I indicating motion without… …   English World dictionary

  • Go — may refer to:* Go (verb), to move from one place to anotherGames* Go (board game), a board game of ancient Chinese origin still widely played * Go (Monopoly), the starting corner position in the board game Monopoly * Go! (game developer), a… …   Wikipedia

  • go — ► VERB (goes, going; past went; past part. gone) 1) move to or from a place. 2) pass into or be in a specified state: her mind went blank. 3) (go to/into) enter into a specified state or course of action: go to sleep …   English terms dictionary

  • go — [ go ] n. m. • 1964; gô 1893; mot jap. ♦ Jeu de stratégie d origine chinoise dans lequel deux joueurs placent des pions (go ishi) blancs et des pions noirs sur les intersections d un plateau quadrillé (go ban) comprenant 19 lignes horizontales et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Go — [ go ] n. m. • 1964; gô 1893; mot jap. ♦ Jeu de stratégie d origine chinoise dans lequel deux joueurs placent des pions (go ishi) blancs et des pions noirs sur les intersections d un plateau quadrillé (go ban) comprenant 19 lignes horizontales et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • GO — steht für: Go (Spiel), ein Brettspiel für zwei Personen, das vor allem in Ostasien verbreitet ist Go (Programmiersprache), eine vom US Unternehmen Google entwickelte Programmiersprache Go! (Programmiersprache), eine agentenbasierte, funktionale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • go — 1. The noun has the plural form goes. 2. There are six uses of the verb that call for comment (these apply also to the current past form went, a form of the verb wend which replaced the cognate past forms of go from about 1500): a) it goes… …   Modern English usage

  • Go — in diversen Formen bezeichnet: Go (Spiel), ein Brettspiel für zwei Personen, das vor allem in Ostasien verbreitet ist Go (1999), ein US amerikanischer Film von Doug Liman Go (2001), ein japanischer Film von Isao Yukisada Go Fly, eine ehemalige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Go! — Go in diversen Formen bezeichnet: Go (Spiel), ein Brettspiel für zwei Personen, das vor allem in Ostasien verbreitet ist Go (1999), ein US amerikanischer Film von Doug Liman Go (2001), ein japanischer Film von Isao Yukisada Go Fly, eine ehemalige …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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