begone

verb
be·​gone | \ bi-ˈgȯn How to pronounce begone (audio) , -ˈgän, bē- \

Definition of begone

intransitive verb

: to go away : depart used especially in the imperative

Examples of begone in a Sentence

in his frustration the beleaguered actor cried out to the autograph seekers, “Begone and let me finish my meal in peace!”

First Known Use of begone

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for begone

Middle English, from be gone (imperative)

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“Begone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/begone. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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begone

verb
be·​gone | \ bi-ˈgȯn How to pronounce begone (audio) \

Kids Definition of begone

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

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