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Synonyms for go

be given


be dismissed


  • be dismissed
  • be fired
  • be discharged
  • be laid off
  • get the sack
  • get the chop
  • get your P45



  • belong
  • be kept
  • be located
  • be situated



be used up


  • be used up
  • be spent
  • be exhausted



go about something: tackle

go about something: engage in


go along with someone

go along with something

go around or round

go at something


go away


go back


go back on something


go by


go by something


go down: lose


go down: set


go down: sink


go down: be remembered


  • be remembered
  • be recorded
  • be recalled
  • be commemorated

go down with something


go far


go for someone: prefer


go for someone: attack


go for someone: scold

go for something: choose


go for something: try to get


  • try to get
  • reach for
  • clutch at
  • stretch for

go in for something

go into something: enter


go off: depart


go off: explode

go off: sound

go off: take place

go off: go bad


go on: happen

go on about something

go on doing something or go on with something

go out: see someone


go out: be extinguished


go over something: examine

go over something: rehearse

go through


  • be completed
  • be approved
  • be concluded
  • be carried through

go through something: search


go through something: examine

go through something: use up

go through with something

go together: harmonize


go together: go out

go under: fail

go under: sink

go up


go without something


go with something


no go

Synonyms for go

to move along a particular course

to proceed in a specified direction

to look to when in need

to proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

to change or fluctuate within limits

to perform a function effectively

to move toward a termination

to have a proper or suitable place


to move past in time

to be depleted


to do or fare well

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to make an offer of


go along: to agree to cooperate or participate


go around: to pass around but not through

go around: to become known far and wide

go at: to start work on vigorously


go away: to move toward a termination

go back: to go again to a former place

go down: to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

go down: to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

go far: to gain success

go for: to be favorably disposed toward

go for: to receive pleasure from

go for: to require a specified price


go in: to come or go into (a place)

go off: to release or cause to release energy suddenly and violently, especially with a loud noise

go on: to be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time

go on: to continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks

go on: to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

go out: to be with another person socially on a regular basis

go over: to turn out well

go over: to look at carefully or critically

go over: to give a recapitulation of the salient facts of

go through: to participate in or partake of personally

go under: to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

go under: to undergo sudden financial failure

go up: to move upward on or along

go with: to be in keeping with

a brief trial

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

in a state of preparedness

Synonyms for go

a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

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a usually brief attempt

a board game for two players who place counters on a grid

change location

follow a procedure or take a course

move away from a place into another direction

enter or assume a certain state or condition

have a particular form


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stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope

be abolished or discarded

be or continue to be in a certain condition

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perform as expected when applied

to be spent or finished

progress by being changed


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be in the right place or situation


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be ranked or compare

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begin or set in motion

lead, extend, or afford access


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be the right size or shape

go through in search of something


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be spent

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give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number


functioning correctly and ready for action


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The step up in trip on soft ground suited him and he ought to go one better.
10 Wolverhampton) Was just denied on his first run for over six months here last time and Matthew Salaman's lightly raced four-year-old may go one better.
That's life, we've just got to get on with it, dust ourselves down and try and go one better next year.
Their manager was sacked last season for only getting to the Champions League semi-final and they will want to go one better.
Their manager got sacked last season for only getting to the Champions League semi-final, and they will want to go one better.
Aiming to go one better than investment portals like Hoovers.
The Jim Goldie-trained six-yearold is a well above-average performer on the Flat and can go one better in the Racing UK Showing Best Racecourses Live Maiden Hurdle after finishing second on his hurdling debut.
He insists the current crop can go one better when the finals start on Sunday against Spain in Herning.
30 Newbury) Her Goodwood second in May is looking better than ever in light of subsequent events and Andrew Balding's filly can go one better.
If successful, as well as toppling Dylan's Together Through Life, it will go one better than 2007's Our Earthly Pleasures, which reached No 2.
Behind her in the former race at Wincanton was current champion hurdler Katchit, who will be much better off on Saturday in his bid to go one better than 12 months ago when beaten by Osana.
He was second in the King George last year - it would be lovely for his owner and trainer if he can go one better this time around.
Hopefully I'll be able to go one better than the second place I achieved in this year's championship.
Tony Dobbin is on top and having run well when second in a competitive heat at Huntingdon last month the mare Knockara Luck could go one better at the Edinburgh track.
But Henman is proud of his sizzling form this year and insists he can go one better after semi-final slots at the French and US Opens.