What does go for mean?

Definitions for go for

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apply, hold, go for(verb)

    be pertinent or relevant or applicable

    "The same laws apply to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"; "The same rules go for everyone"

  2. accept, consent, go for(verb)

    give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to

    "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"

  3. hope, go for(verb)

    intend with some possibility of fulfilment

    "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"

  4. fancy, go for, take to(verb)

    have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

    "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"

  5. try for, go for(verb)

    make an attempt at achieving something

    "She tried for the Olympics"


  1. go for(Verb)

    To try for, to attempt to reach.

  2. go for(Verb)

    To undertake (an action).

  3. go for(Verb)

    To attack.

  4. go for(Verb)

    To develop a strong interest in, especially in a sudden manner; to be infatuated with.

  5. go for(Verb)

    To favor, accept.

  6. go for(Verb)

    To apply equally to.

  7. go for(Verb)

    To go somewhere in order to do or to experience.

  8. go for(Verb)

    To cost (a stated price).

  9. go for(Verb)

    To endure, sustain, or spend (time).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

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

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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