Thesaurus

goes like clockwork

phrase
present tense third-person singular of go like clockwork

Synonyms & Antonyms of goes like clockwork

to turn out as planned or desired
  • Once we figured out what to do, the job went like clockwork.

Synonyms for goes like clockwork

Words Related to goes like clockwork

Phrases Synonymous with goes like clockwork

Near Antonyms for goes like clockwork

Antonyms for goes like clockwork

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about goes like clockwork

Cite this Entry

“Goes like clockwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goes%20like%20clockwork. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

Comments on goes like clockwork

What made you want to look up goes like clockwork? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!