ago

adjective or adverb \ ə-ˈgō \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of ago

: earlier than the present time
  • 10 years ago

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Origin and Etymology of ago

Middle English ago, agon, from past participle of agon "to go away, pass by, pass away, come to an end," going back to Old English āgān "to go away, depart, (of time) pass," from ā-, perfective prefix + gān "to 1go" — more at abide



AGO Defined for English Language Learners

ago

adverb

Definition of ago for English Language Learners

  • : in the past : before the present time : before now


AGO Defined for Kids

ago

adverb \ ə-ˈgō \

Definition of ago for Students

: before this time
  • a week ago


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