go to


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

go to

vb (intr, preposition)
1. to be awarded to: the Nobel prize last year went to a Scot.
2. go to it to tackle a task vigorously
interj
archaic an exclamation expressing surprise, encouragement, etc
adj
a. (of a person) extremely dependable: the go-to guy in the team.
b. (of a place) popularly visited: go-to destinations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.go to - be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.go to - be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.; "She attends class regularly"; "I rarely attend services at my church"; "did you go to the meeting?"
church service, church - a service conducted in a house of worship; "don't be late for church"
sit in - attend as a visitor; "Can I sit in on your Intermediate Hittite class?"
worship - attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional manner"
be - occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
It's well enough for me to go out with Laurie, but not well enough to go to the Hummels'," said Jo, laughing, but looking a little ashamed of her inconsistency.
Amy rebelled outright, and passionately declared that she had rather have the fever than go to Aunt March.
Philip got himself something to eat in a restaurant near Charing Cross; he had made up his mind to go to a play, and afterwards he fought his way into the pit of a theatre at which one of Oscar Wilde's pieces was being performed.
They are afraid to go to her father Icarius, asking him to choose the one he likes best, and to provide marriage gifts for his daughter, but day by day they keep hanging about my father's house, sacrificing our oxen, sheep, and fat goats for their banquets, and never giving so much as a thought to the quantity of wine they drink.
The innkeeper declared that he really wanted to go to Oakbourne, and might as well go to-night; he should have all Monday before him then.
He was saying how the first thing he would do when he got to a free State he would go to saving up money and never spend a single cent, and when he got enough he would buy his wife, which was owned on a farm close to where Miss Watson lived; and then they would both work to buy the two chil- dren, and if their master wouldn't sell them, they'd get an Ab'litionist to go and steal them.
In the evening the Princess told this to the Crab, who said to her, 'Take this rod, go to the garden gate and knock with it, then a black man will come out and say to you, ''Why have you called me, and what do you require of me?
When Marilla had eaten her lunch Anne persuaded her to go to bed.
To send him to a stable was doing nothing, for it was certain that public notice would be given in the Gazette, and the horse described, so that we durst not go to fetch it again.
Stop, stop, I will get out this moment and go to them.
The next morning we would read that it was going to be a "warm, fine to set-fair day; much heat;" and we would dress ourselves in flimsy things, and go out, and, half-an-hour after we had started, it would commence to rain hard, and a bitterly cold wind would spring up, and both would keep on steadily for the whole day, and we would come home with colds and rheumatism all over us, and go to bed.
You'll go to the other place if you break the Sabbath day," said unhappy Dora, following him sorely against her will.