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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attend, go toverb

    be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.

    "She attends class regularly"; "I rarely attend services at my church"; "did you go to the meeting?"


  1. go tonoun

    The branching construct GOTO.

  2. go toverb

    To attend an event or a sight.

  3. go toverb

    To tend to support.

  4. go toverb

    To get to work; (imperatively) come on.

  5. go toverb

    Used imperatively to express protest or surprise; "come, now!".

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Go tointerject.

    Come, come, take the right course. A scornful exhortation.

    Go to then, O thou far renowned son
    Of great Apollo; shew thy famous might
    In medicine. Edmund Spenser, Fairy Queen, b.i. cant. 5. stan. 43.

    Go to, go to, thou art a foolish fellow;
    Let me be clear of thee. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

    My favour is not bought with words like these:
    Go to; you'll teach your tongue another tale. Rowe.


  1. go to

    Goto (goto, GOTO, GO TO, GoTo, or other case combinations, depending on the programming language) is a statement found in many computer programming languages. It performs a one-way transfer of control to another line of code; in contrast a function call normally returns control. The jumped-to locations are usually identified using labels, though some languages use line numbers. At the machine code level, a goto is a form of branch or jump statement, in some cases combined with a stack adjustment. Many languages support the goto statement, and many do not (see § language support). The structured program theorem proved that the goto statement is not necessary to write programs that can be expressed as flow charts; some combination of the three programming constructs of sequence, selection/choice, and repetition/iteration are sufficient for any computation that can be performed by a Turing machine, with the caveat that code duplication and additional variables may need to be introduced.In the past there was considerable debate in academia and industry on the merits of the use of goto statements. Use of goto was formerly common, but since the advent of structured programming in the 1960s and 1970s its use has declined significantly. The primary criticism is that code that uses goto statements is harder to understand than alternative constructions. Goto remains in use in certain common usage patterns, but alternatives are generally used if available. Debates over its (more limited) uses continue in academia and software industry circles.

Editors Contribution

  1. go to

    To attend.

    We go to visit family weekly to enjoy beautiful loving moments with them.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 22, 2021  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Go to

    An Old English expression which leaves something to the imagination. Originally it must have implied a place where there is much caloric. In its popular acceptation it meant simply “Get along with you!”

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  1. Togo

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go to in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go to in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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