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EtymologyEdit

Originally the simple past and past participle of wend.

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went

  1. simple past tense of go
  2. (nonstandard) past participle of go
  3. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of wend

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NounEdit

went (plural wents)

  1. (obsolete) A course; a way, a path; a journey.
    • Chaucer
      At a turning of a wente.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.5:
      But here my wearie teeme, nigh over spent, / Shall breathe it selfe awhile after so long a went.

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BretonEdit

NounEdit

went

  1. Soft mutation of gwent.

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VerbEdit

went

  1. simple past tense of gan