who goes there

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of who goes there

: who is there : who is coming this way
  • Halt! Who goes there?

Word by Word Definitions

goes
  1. : present tense third-person singular of go

  2. : plural of go

there play
  1. : in or at that place

  2. : to or into that place : thither

  3. : at that point or stage

  1. used as a function word to introduce a sentence or clause

  2. used as an indefinite substitute for a name

  1. : that place or position

  2. : that point

  1. used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective

  2. used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified

  3. : capable of being relied on for support or aid


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