What does go for broke mean?

Definitions for go for broke

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. go for broke(verb)

    risk everything in one big effort

    "the cyclist went for broke at the end of the race"


  1. go for broke(Verb)

    To wager everything.

  2. go for broke(Verb)

    To try everything possible or do last thing possible in a final attempt.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go for broke in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go for broke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. H.L. Mencken:

    Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.

  3. George Pell:

    It is important to point out that the Vatican is not broke ... the Holy See is paying its way, while possessing substantial assets and investments.

  4. Brendan Francis:

    If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.

  5. Jennie Box:

    She came across and hit me in the nose, grabbed me in the chest and made a second attempt to grab me in the arm, she broke my nose, broke my glasses and my phone went flying out of my hand.

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