Definition of go to pot
- Their business is going to pot.
: 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
: a usually rounded metal or earthen container used chiefly for domestic purposes (as in cooking or for holding liquids or growing plants)
: an enclosed framework of wire, wood, or wicker for catching fish or lobsters
: to place in a pot
: to pack or preserve (something, such as cooked and chopped meat) in a sealed pot, jar, or can often with aspic
: to shoot with a potshot
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