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  • verbelapse
  • verbadopt, conform

synonyms for goes by

  • exceed
  • flow on
  • make one's way
  • move onward
  • pass
  • proceed
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How to use goes by in a sentence

This is the first and principal point at which we can stanch the wastage of teaching energy that now goes on.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It goes far to reconciling me to being a woman when I reflect that I am thus in no danger of ever marrying one.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Thomas goes on to contradict Aristotle, in holding quod nullum ens esset nisi corpus.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Leucippe herself goes far to make amends for the general insipidity of the other characters.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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