What does go past mean?

Definitions for go past

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word go past.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, pass(verb)

    move past

    "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"

  2. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top(verb)

    be superior or better than some standard

    "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go past in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go past in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rajitha Senaratne:

    Media houses will not be torched, all the past killings and attacks of journalists will be probed. Also there won't be any phone tapping as in the past.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    In past weeks, including the past day, ministers Lapid and Livni have harshly attacked the government that I head. I will no longer tolerate an opposition inside the government.

  3. Dennis Mitchell:

    In terms of dealing with my past, all parties that were involved were very respectful of my past and, in my opinion, didn't really use that as a driving force, but I think there obviously are people out there that have strong feelings about my past ... and didn't support me being the relay coach.

  4. Barack Obama:

    One of the strengths that makes America exceptional is our willingness to openly confront our past, face our imperfections, make changes and do better, rather than another reason to refight old arguments, I hope that today's report can help us leave these techniques where they belong—in the past.

  5. Radu Jude:

    I was interested in making a film that explored the connection between past and present... and namely how past problems still shape mentalities today, i also wanted to pose the question, how do we judge the behavior of someone in the past, whose behavior was sanctioned by the laws and traditions of that age.

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