See also: góneʼ

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 West Germanic Scots gane (gone), West Frisian gien (gone), Low German gahn (gone), Dutch gegaan (gone) and German gegangen (gone).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gone

  1. past participle of go
  2. Alternative spelling of gon or gon': short for gonna, going to.

AdjectiveEdit

gone (not comparable)

  1. Away, having left.
    Are they gone already?
  2. No longer existing, having passed.
    The days of my youth are gone.
    All the little shops that used to be here are now gone.
  3. Used up.
    I'm afraid all the coffee's gone at the moment.
  4. Dead.
  5. Doomed, done for.
    Have you seen the company's revenue? It's through the floor. They're gone.
  6. (colloquial) Not fully aware of one's surroundings, often through intoxication or mental decline.
    Don't bother trying to understand what Grandma says; she's gone.
  7. (slang) Entirely given up to; infatuated with; used with on.
    He's totally gone on her.
  8. (informal, US, dated) Excellent; wonderful.
    It was a group of real gone cats.
  9. (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.
  10. (US) Weak; faint; feeling a sense of goneness.
  11. Of an arrow: wide of the mark.
  12. Used to indicate the duration of a course of action or state of being, especially pregnancy; pregnant
    She’s three months gone


TranslationsEdit

PrepositionEdit

gone

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gone at OneLook Dictionary Search

AnagramsEdit


FijianEdit

NounEdit

gone

  1. child

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently from Franco-Provençal gonet.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gone m (plural gones)

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

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English guma.

NounEdit

gone

  1. Alternative form of gome (man)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English gān, ġegān.

VerbEdit

gone

  1. Alternative form of gon (gone)

PlautdietschEdit

VerbEdit

gone (3rd person present jeit, past jinkj, past participle jegone)

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