gone by; or in the past
"two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"
in the past
"long ago"; "sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S."
Gone; gone by; gone away; passed; passed away.
in days ago/in days agone
Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century)
Past; gone by; since.
Origin: From ago, agon, past participle of agon, from agan, from uz-, equivalent to . Cognate with ergehen. Compare also agangan, 033F034303320330033203320330033D.
past; gone by; since; as, ten years ago; gone long ago
Origin: [OE. ago, agon, p. p. of agon to go away, pass by, AS. gn to pass away; - (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + gn to go. See Go.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-gō′, Agone, a-gon′, adv. gone: past: since. [Pa.p. of A.S. āgān, to pass away—inten. pfx. ā-, and gān, to go.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ago' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #513
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'ago' in Written Corpus Frequency: #364
Rank popularity for the word 'ago' in Adverbs Frequency: #65
GAO, goa, Goa
The numerical value of ago in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ago in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Two days ago, three days ago, people that knew her couldn't believe that she'd be in this situation.
People are able to empathize, communicate and talk honestly across racial lines much better than they did five years ago, and certainly 10 years ago and 20 years ago.
So we're also learning about the real antiquity of the Earth and how (continents) were configured together a billion years ago, half a billion years ago, 300 million years ago.
The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.
The light of the stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So is it with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personality.
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Translations for ago
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- قبل, منذArabic
- faCatalan, Valencian
- yn ôlWelsh
- for, sidenDanish
- atrás, haceSpanish
- قبل, پیشPersian
- il y aFrench
- lynWestern Frisian
- ó shinIrish
- o chionn, air aisScottish Gaelic
- बहुत पहले, पहलेHindi
- de saHaitian Creole
- 前, 以前Japanese
- temu, wcześniejPolish
- há, atrás, fazPortuguese
- în urmă, înainte cuRomanian
- назад, тому назадRussian
- prȅ, пре̏, prȉje, при̏јеSerbo-Croatian
- sedan, förSwedish
- ก่อน, แต่ก่อน, แล้วThai
- тому, давноUkrainian
- cách đâyVietnamese
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