Thesaurus

went like clockwork

phrase
past tense of go like clockwork

Synonyms & Antonyms of went like clockwork

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

Synonyms for went like clockwork

Words Related to went like clockwork

Phrases Synonymous with went like clockwork

Near Antonyms for went like clockwork

Antonyms for went like clockwork

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about went like clockwork

Cite this Entry

“Went like clockwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/went%20like%20clockwork. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

Comments on went like clockwork

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!