Definition of go mad
1 : to become mentally ill Sometimes I think the whole world has gone mad! He went mad from years alone in the jungle.
2 : to act in a way that is out of control : to act wildly The crowd went mad when the team won the championship.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: the act or manner of going
: the height of fashion : rage
: an often unexpected turn of affairs : occurrence
: functioning properly : being in good and ready condition
: 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
: completely unrestrained by reason and judgment : unable to think in a clear or sensible way
: incapable of being explained or accounted for
: carried away by intense anger : very angry : furious
: a fit or mood of bad temper
: anger, fury
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