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begone

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verb be·gone \bi-ˈgȯn, -ˈgän, bē-\

Definition of begone

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go away :  depart —used especially in the imperative



Examples of begone in a sentence

  1. <in his frustration the beleaguered actor cried out to the autograph seekers, Begone and let me finish my meal in peace!>



Origin and Etymology of begone

Middle English, from be gone (imperative)


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with begone

add-on, Ambon, Argonne, bygone, chaconne, clip-on, come-on, dead-on, doggone, hands-on, head-on, Heilbronn, hereon, impawn, indrawn, jeon, Kherson, odds-on, put-on, run-on, sign-on, slip-on, snap-on, thereon, turned-on, turn-on, turn on, upon, walk-on, whereon, wiredrawn, withdrawn


BEGONE Defined for Kids

begone

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verb be·gone \bi-ˈgȯn\

Definition of begone for Students

  1. :  to go away Hint: This word is used as a command. <Begone, you rascal!>





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