- to go away; depart (usually used in the imperative).
Origin of begone
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Examples from the Web for begone
I care not for it now; let them begone, for I will not arise.The Wives of The Dead
She longed to denounce him, to defy him, to bid him begone, and do his worst.The Wild Geese
Stanley John Weyman
Their hairy dogs barked at us, and their servants shouted from afar, 'Begone!'Tales of Unrest
In the name of God keep my counsel and begone, for I have nothing to say to you!The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
"Come, boys, let us begone," said Jesse turning to his companions.
- go away!
C14: from be (imperative) + gone
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Word Origin and History for begone
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