Definitions for AGOəˈgoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. gone; gone by; past (usu. prec. by a noun):

    five days ago.

  2. (adv.)in the past:

    It happened long ago.

Origin of ago:

bef. 1000; ME ago(n), OE āgān, ptp. of āgān to go by, pass =ā-a -3+gān to go1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ago, agone(adverb)

    gone by; or in the past

    "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"

  2. ago(adverb)

    in the past

    "long ago"; "sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S."

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ago(adverb)əˈgoʊ

    indicates when sth happened in the past

    They moved here four years ago.; It happened a long time ago.

  2. agoəˈgoʊ

    a very short time before

    He called just a minute ago.


  1. ago(Adjective)

    Gone; gone by; gone away; passed; passed away.

    in days ago/in days agone

  2. ago(Adjective)

    Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century)

  3. ago(Preposition)

    Past; gone by; since.

  4. Origin: From ago, agon, past participle of agon, from agan, from uz-, equivalent to . Cognate with ergehen. Compare also agangan, 033F034303320330033203320330033D.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ago

    past; gone by; since; as, ten years ago; gone long ago


  1. Ago

    Ago was a town located in Shima District, Mie, Japan. On October 1, 2004 Ago was merged with the towns of Daiō, Hamajima, Isobe and Shima, all from Shima District, to form the new city of Shima and no longer exists as an independent municipality. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 22,972 and a density of 523.52 persons per km². The total area was 43.88 km².

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AGO' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #513

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AGO' in Written Corpus Frequency: #364

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AGO' in Adverbs Frequency: #65

Anagrams of AGO

  1. GAO, goa, Goa

  2. GAO

  3. Goa

Translations for AGO

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


at a certain time in the past

two years ago; Long ago, men lived in caves; How long ago did he leave?

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