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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English gon, igon, gan, ȝegan, from Old English gān, ġegān, from Proto-Germanic *gānaz (gone), past participle of *gāną (to go). Cognate with Scots gane (gone), West Frisian gien (gone), Dutch gegaan (gone).

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VerbEdit

gone

  1. past participle of go

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AdjectiveEdit

gone (not comparable)

  1. Away, having left.
    Are they gone already?
  2. (figuratively) No longer part of the present situation.
    Don't both trying to understand what Grandma says, she's gone.
    He won't be going out with us tonight. Now that he's engaged, he's gone.
    Have you seen their revenue numbers? They're gone.
  3. No longer existing, having passed.
    The days of my youth are gone.
  4. Used up.
    I'm afraid all the coffee's gone at the moment.
  5. Dead.
  6. (colloquial) Intoxicated to the point of being unaware of one's surroundings
    Dude, look at Jack. He's completely gone.
  7. (colloquial) Excellent; wonderful.
  8. (archaic) Ago (used post-positionally).
    • 1999, George RR Martin, A Clash of Kings, Bantam 2011, p. 491:
      Six nights gone, your brother fell upon my uncle Stafford, encamped with his host at a village called Oxcross not three days ride from Casterly Rock.

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PrepositionEdit

gone

  1. (Britain, informal) Past, after, later than (a time).
    You'd better hurry up, it's gone four o'clock.

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FijianEdit

NounEdit

gone

  1. child

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EtymologyEdit

Apparently from Franco-Provençal gonet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gone m (plural gones)

  1. (Lyon dialect) kid (child)
    Synonyms: enfant, gosse

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PlautdietschEdit

VerbEdit

gone

  1. to walk
  2. to go, to move
  3. to proceed
  4. (baking, of dough) to rise