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went

verb , past tense of go

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2 to leave a place often for another
  • will go on vacation at the end of the year
  • decided it would be better to go before she got any angrier
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3 to be fitting or proper
  • at Mardi Gras, just about anything goes
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befitted, beseemed [archaic], did, fitted (or fit) [archaic], served, suited

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4 to be in agreement on every point
  • your account of how the fire started doesn't go with what she said
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5 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
  • the highway goes right along the river
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bore, extended, headed, lay, led, ran (also chiefly dialectal run)

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6 to eventually have as a state or quality
  • she goes crazy on the dance floor when they start playing 1980s pop
  • the room went dark
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became, came, got, grew, ran (also chiefly dialectal run), turned, waxed

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7 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • watched the building go after the demolition crew detonated the charges
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8 to have or be in a usual or proper place
  • these plates go in this cabinet
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9 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • when you get old, your eyesight starts to go
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10 to make one's way through, across, or over
  • I went the length of the street before finding an empty parking space
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hiked, traipsed, tramped, trod (also treaded), walked

ran (also chiefly dialectal run), rode (or chiefly dialectal rid)

crisscrossed

11 to occur within a continuous range of variation
  • selling prices for houses in that neighborhood generally go between one and two million
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ran (also chiefly dialectal run), ranged, varied

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12 to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • to play in this game of poker, you have to be willing to go at least five dollars per round
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13 chiefly Southern & Midland to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • I didn't go to fire the gun—it just went off
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14 to come to an end
  • we were having so much fun that the evening just came and went
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15 to have enough money for
  • I think I can go for the new car after all
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17 to stop living
  • her grandmother went peacefully last night
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18 to turn out as planned or desired
  • we tried very hard to get the food cooperative to go, but it never really worked out
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