go in

verb
went in; gone in; going in; goes in

Definition of go in

intransitive verb

1 : to make an approach (as in attacking)
2a : to take part in a game or contest
b : to call the opening bet in poker : stay
3 of a celestial body : to become obscured by a cloud
4 : to form a union or alliance : join often used with with asked us to go in with them
go in for
1 : to give support to : advocate
2 : to have or show an interest in or a liking for
3 : to engage in : take part in

First Known Use of go in

1812, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Go in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20in. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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