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


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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