go [-es, -ing, gone, went] v
OE; see went, v.
- Enter; attend; [fig.] serve [note: ED's father Edward served in the Massachusetts legislature.]
- Leave; depart; exit; accompany; [fig.] expire; pass away; move on.
- Start; embark; commence; begin; proceed; set out.
- Return; come back.
- Unfold; spread out.
- Move; shift; journey; transfer; advance; continue; progress; travel forward.
- Disappear; vanish; become invisible.
- Turn; spin; revolve; rotate; [fig.] work; labor; continue to function.
- Launch; fly off; sail away; come out; [fig.] become; appear as; make a debut.
- Flee; take leave; not remain; [fig.] say goodnight; say goodbye.
- Act; feel; receive; experience; welcome; accept; take part; [fig.] taste; feast; partake; ingest.
- Phrase. “go/went down”: sink; become inundated; become submersed in water.
- Phrase. “To go and [… ]”: to take action in [ … ] ; make something happen by [… ].
- Phrase. “let go”: release; halt; discontinue; let out; allow to cease.
- Phrase. “go above”: transcend; surpass; overcome; rise from; [fig.] master; control; discipline; get the better of.
- Phrase. “letting go”: acceptance; resignation; final stage of grief.
- Phrase. “go against”: confront; challenge; prepare to fight; take a stance; (see 1 Samuel 17:32).
- Phrase. “go down”: settle; subside; diminish; lessen.
- Phrase. “go/went up”: appear in; come to; spring into; return to; become conscious again in; be restored to memory in.
- Phrase. “go to pieces”: break; shatter; fall apart.