Idioms

Origin of go

1
before 900; Middle English gon, Old English gān; cognate with Old High German gēn, German gehen
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British Dictionary definitions for go together (1 of 4)

go together


verb (intr, adverb)

to be mutually suited; harmonizethe colours go well together
informal (of two people) to have a romantic or sexual relationshipthey had been going together for two years

British Dictionary definitions for go together (2 of 4)

GO

/ military /

abbreviation for

general order

British Dictionary definitions for go together (3 of 4)

go

1
/ (ɡəʊ) /

verb goes, going, went or gone (mainly intr)

noun plural goes

adjective

(postpositive) informal functioning properly and ready for action: esp used in astronauticsall systems are go

Word Origin for go

Old English gān; related to Old High German gēn, Greek kikhanein to reach, Sanskrit jahāti he forsakes

British Dictionary definitions for go together (4 of 4)

go

2

I-go

/ (ɡəʊ) /

noun

a game for two players in which stones are placed on a board marked with a grid, the object being to capture territory on the board

Word Origin for go

from Japanese
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Idioms and Phrases with go together

go together


1

Be mutually suitable, appropriate, or harmonious, as in Pink and purple can go together well, or I don't think champagne and meatloaf go together. [c. 1600]

2

Date on a regular basis, keep company. For example, Are Bill and Ann still going together? [Late 1800s] Also see go steady; go with.

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