Definition of GONE

verb : GONE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast" ;

  • 2. (

    ) follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels" ;

  • 3. (

    ) move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" ;

  • 4. (

    ) enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!" ;

  • 5. (

    ) be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes" ;

  • 6. (

    ) have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." ;

  • 7. (

    ) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" ;

  • 8. (

    ) follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?" ;

  • 9. (

    ) be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge" ;

  • 10. (

    ) be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day" ;

  • 11. (

    ) make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'" ;

  • 12. (

    ) perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore" ;

  • 13. (

    ) to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest" ;

  • 14. (

    ) progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" ;

  • 15. (

    ) continue to live and avoid dying; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived" ;

  • 16. (

    ) pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action; "How is it going?"; "The day went well until I got your call" ;

  • 18. (

    ) be in the right place or situation; "Where do these books belong?"; "Let's put health care where it belongs;

  • 19. (

    ) be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go" ;

  • 21. (

    ) have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?" ;