View definitions for goes


noun as in try, attempt

verb as in operate, function

verb as in span, stretch

verb as in contribute, work towards an end

verb as in agree, harmonize

verb as in elapse

verb as in endure

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Example Sentences

There is a long history of official anti-clericalism in Mexico, but the atmosphere in Tierra Caliente goes far beyond that.

The account goes some way in showing just how present the Quds and other forces are in Iraq at this point in time.

If 29 vote for someone else, the race for speaker goes to a second ballot for the first time in almost 100 years.

Conway goes on to list a series of other coincidences that he suggests are not simply explained.

An escort who goes by the name of “Tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.

It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.

Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.

It goes far to reconciling me to being a woman when I reflect that I am thus in no danger of ever marrying one.

The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.


On this page you'll find 341 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goes, such as: force, energy, get-up-and-go, pep, animation, and snap.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.