gone

[ gawn, gon ]
/ gɔn, gɒn /

verb

past participle of go1.

adjective

Idioms

    far gone,
    1. much advanced; deeply involved.
    2. nearly exhausted; almost worn out.
    3. dying: The rescue party finally reached the scene of the crash, but most of the survivors were already far gone.
    gone on, Informal. infatuated with; in love with: He is still gone on the woman who jilted him.

Definition for gone (2 of 2)

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 gone (1 of 4)

gone

/ (ɡɒn) /

verb

the past participle of go 1

adjective (usually postpositive)

adverb

pastit's gone midnight

British Dictionary definitions for gone (2 of 4)

GO

/ military /

abbreviation for

general order

British Dictionary definitions for gone (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 gone (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 gone

gone


In addition to the idioms beginning with gone

  • gone coon, a
  • gone goose
  • gone with the wind

also see:

  • a goner
  • all gone
  • dead and buried (gone)
  • far gone
  • going, going, gone
  • here today, gone tomorrow
  • to hell and gone

Also see undergo.

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