gone gone  /ˈɡɔn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
  2. (n) street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
  3. (n) a usually brief attempt
  4. (n) a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters
  5. (v) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  6. (v) follow a procedure or take a course
  7. (v) move away from a place into another direction
  8. (v) enter or assume a certain state or condition
  9. (v) be awarded; be allotted
  10. (v) have a particular form
  11. (v) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  12. (v) follow a certain course
  13. (v) be abolished or discarded
  14. (v) be or continue to be in a certain condition
  15. (v) make a certain noise or sound
  16. (v) perform as expected when applied
  17. (v) to be spent or finished
  18. (v) progress by being changed
  19. (v) continue to live through hardship or adversity
  20. (v) pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action
  21. (v) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  22. (v) be in the right place or situation
  23. (v) be ranked or compare
  24. (v) begin or set in motion
  25. (v) have a turn; make one's move in a game
  26. (v) be contained in
  27. (v) be sounded, played, or expressed
  28. (v) blend or harmonize
  29. (v) lead, extend, or afford access
  30. (v) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
  31. (v) go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
  32. (v) be spent
  33. (v) give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number
  34. (v) stop operating or functioning
  35. (adj) functioning correctly and ready for action
  36. (adj) destroyed or killed
  37. (adj) dead
  38. (adj) well in the past; former
  39. (adj) no longer retained

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Usage(s):

  1. As criminal gangs run amuck in Iraq, hundreds of girls have gone missing.
  2. Self-publishing has gone from being the last resort of the desperate and talentless to something more like out-of-town tryouts for theater or the farm system in baseball.
  3. Even with Mahathir gone, Asian authoritarianism is alive and kicking.

News

  1. Nigerian LNG says gone to court over tax dispute

    LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's Liquefied Natural Gas company (Nigeria LNG) said on Tuesday it had gone to court to seek "judicial clarity" over levies it believes are unlawful, a month after authorities blocked some of its ships from accessing the Bonny terminal. Nigeria LNG said it was now complying with a government directive to pay freight levies to maritime security agency NIMASA, but that it ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. The Gone Pecan Fishing Rodeo

    The Keaty Real Estate is benefiting Maddie's Footprints. This organization provides support for families that deal with miscarriages, stillbirths or the loss of an infant. The Gone Pecan Fishing Rodeo will take place at the Acadiana Marina in Pecan Island, LA. This fishing event starts Friday, June 28th at 6 a.m., and last until weigh in Saturday, June 29th. The weigh-in begins at 12 p.m. There ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  3. Has Microsoft gone too far with the Xbox One?

    Has Microsoft gone too far with its long-awaited Xbox One? Is the next-gen console Redmond's hardware version of Vista? read more        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: TG Daily

Quotes

  1. "It's almost a mythical number in our game," Goydos said. "I've gone from clubbing a ball in the backyard all the way to the moon, and missed all the steps in between."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: AFP

  2. "Landis's credibility is like a carton of sour milk: once you take the first sip, you don't have to drink the rest to know it has all gone bad," he said in a statement.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: BBC Sport

  3. "We've gone through a very tough year and I've been working Congress very hard, so I know there may not be an appetite immediately to dive into another controversial issue," he said of immigration reform.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: TIME (blog)

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