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go places

Definition of go places

  1. :  to become successful <The band is clearly going places.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

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  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state


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