(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. go away, leave, depart, withdraw, retire, exit; vanish, disappear, evaporate, evanesce; operate, work, run, function, succeed; proceed, pass; wend, stir; extend, reach; elapse, pass; wither, fade, die; burst, explode. See departure, passage, death, success, motion, energy.
- go back on - go over - go under
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To depart]
Syn. quit, withdraw, run away; see leave 1 .
2. [To proceed]
Syn. travel, progress, proceed; see advance 1 , move 1 .
3. [To function]
Syn. work, run, perform; see operate 2 .
4. [To fit or suit]
Syn. conform, accord, harmonize; see agree , agree with 2 , fit 1 .
5. [To extend]
Syn. stretch, cover, spread; see reach 1 .
6. [To belong]
Syn. mesh, fit in, be designed for, be adapted for; see belong 1 , 2 , fit 1 .
7. [To elapse]
Syn. be spent, waste away, transpire; see pass 2 .
8. [To fail]
Syn. decline, weaken, worsen; see fail 1 .
9. [To continue]
Syn. maintain, carry on, persist; see continue 1 .
10. [To appeal]
Syn. apply for a retrial, contest, reopen; see appeal 2 .
11. [To die]
Syn. pass on, depart, succumb; see die 1 .
12. [To end]
Syn. terminate, finish, conclude; see stop 2 .
13. [To endure]
Syn. persevere, go on, persist; see endure 1 .
14. [*To bet]
Syn. wager, gamble, hazard; see bet .
15. [*To tolerate]
Syn. let, permit, consent to; see allow 1 .
as people ( or [m1]things) go,
Syn. in comParison with other people, in comParison with other things, by general standards, according to certain criteria; see compared .
from the word ""go''*,
Syn. from the outset, at the start, beginning with; see at first at first .
go (a person) one better*,
Syn. outdo, surpass, do better than; see exceed .
have a go at*,
Syn. attempt, endeavor, try one's hand at; see try 1 .
let oneself go,
Syn. be unrestrained, be uninhibited, free oneself, have fun; see relax 1 .
no go*,
Syn. impossible, worthless, without value; see useless 1 .
on the go*,
Syn. in constant motion, moving, busy; see active 2 .
what goes?*,
Syn. what's is happening?, what's up?, what is going on?; see what 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. energy animation, drive, vigor, zest, pep, life, force.
2. try attempt, whirl, stab, shot, crack.
1. proceed advance, begin, move, start, set out, get the ball rolling, travel, make headway, progress.
2. leave depart, retire, run, *split, *scram, decamp, withdraw, slip away, *hit the road, vamoose, quit, *shove off, *beat it, *blow.
3. function perform, run, work, operate, act.
4. pass elapse, slip away, transpire, expire.
5. extend lead, stretch, span, reach.
ANT.: 1. stop, stay, freeze. 2. remain, stay
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To move along a particular course: fare, journey, pass, proceed, push on, remove, travel, wend. Idiom: make one's way. See MOVE. 2. To proceed in a specified direction: bear, head, make, set out, strike out. See APPROACH. 3. To move or proceed away from a place: depart, exit, get away, get off, go away, leave1, pull out, quit, retire, run (along), withdraw. Informal: cut out, push off, shove off. Slang: blow1, split, take off. Idioms: hit the road, take leave. See APPROACH. 4. To look to when in need: apply, refer, repair2, resort, run, turn. Idioms: fall back on (or upon), have recourse to. See USED. 5. To proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance: carry, extend, lead, reach, run, stretch. See REACH. 6. To change or fluctuate within limits: extend, range, run, vary. See CHANGE. 7. To perform a function effectively: function, operate, run, take, work. See THRIVE. 8. To move toward a termination: go away, pass, pass away. See APPROACH, INCREASE, TIME. 9. To have a proper or suitable place: belong, fit1. See ORDER. 10. To move past in time. Also used with by: elapse, lapse, pass. See TIME. 11. To be depleted: consume, spend. Idiom: go down the drain. See INCREASE. 12. To fall in: buckle, cave in, collapse, crumple, give. Idiom: give way. See EXPLOSION. 13. To cease living: decease, demise, depart, die, drop, expire, pass away, pass (on), perish, succumb. Informal: pop off. Slang: check out, croak, kick in, kick off. Idioms: bite the dust, breathe one's last, cash in, give up the ghost, go to one's grave, kick the bucket, meet one's end (or Maker), pass on to the Great Beyond, turn up one's toes. See LIVE. 14. To do or fare well: boom, flourish, prosper, thrive. Slang: score. Idioms: get (or go) somewhere, go great guns, go strong. See THRIVE. 15. To turn out well: come off, go over, pan out, succeed, work, work out. Slang: click. See THRIVE. 16. To put up with: abide, accept, bear, brook2, endure, stand (for), stomach, suffer, support, sustain, swallow, take, tolerate, withstand. Informal: lump2. Idioms: take it, take it lying down. See ACCEPT. 17. Informal. To put up as a stake in a game or speculation: bet, gamble, lay1 (down), post2, put, risk, stake, venture, wager. See GAMBLING. 18. Informal. To make an offer of: bid, offer. See OFFER. II noun 1. A trying to do or make something: attempt, crack, effort, endeavor, essay, offer, stab, trial, try. Informal: shot. Slang: take. Archaic: assay. See TRY. 2. A brief trial: crack, stab, try. Informal: fling, shot, whack, whirl. See TRY. 3. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity: bout, hitch, inning (often used in plural), shift, spell3, stint, stretch, time, tour, trick, turn, watch. See TIME. 4. Informal. Capacity or power for work or vigorous activity: animation, energy, force, might, potency, power, puissance, sprightliness, steam, strength. Informal: get-up-and-go, pep, peppiness, zip. See ACTION. III adjective Informal In a state of preparedness: ready, set1. Slang: together. Idioms: all set, in working order. See PREPARED.

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