What does gone mean?

Definitions for gone
gɔn, gɒngone

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gone.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. done for(p), kaput(p), gone(a)(adj)

    destroyed or killed

    "we are gone geese"

  2. asleep(p), at peace(p), at rest(p), deceased, departed, gone(adj)


    "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"

  3. bygone, bypast, departed, foregone, gone(adj)

    well in the past; former

    "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"

  4. gone(p)(adj)

    no longer retained

    "gone with the wind"


  1. gone(Adjective)

    Away, having left.

    Are they gone already?

  2. gone(Adjective)

    No longer existing, having passed.

    The days of my youth are gone.

  3. gone(Adjective)

    Used up.

    I'm afraid all the coffee's gone at the moment.

  4. gone(Adjective)

    intoxicated to the point of being unaware of one's surroundings

    Dude, look at Jack. He's completely gone.

  5. gone(Adjective)


  6. gone(Adjective)

    Ago (used post-positionally).

  7. gone(Preposition)

    Past, after, later than (a time).

    You'd better hurry up, it's gone four o'clock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gone

    of Go

  2. Gone

    p. p. of Go


  1. Gone

    Gone is a three-piece punk-based instrumental rock band, formed by Greg Ginn in late 1985. Originally, Gone was a side project to his main group, Black Flag.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gone

    gon, pa.p. of go, lost, passed beyond help: weak, faint, feeling a sinking sensation: wide of the mark, of an arrow: (slang) entirely given up to (with on).—ns. Gone′ness, a sinking sensation; Gon′er (slang), one ruined beyond recovery.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. gone

    Carried away. "The hawser or cable is gone;" parted, broken.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gone' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #588

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gone' in Written Corpus Frequency: #261

Anagrams for gone »

  1. geon

  2. ENGO

  3. Nego

How to pronounce gone?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. gone


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gone in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of gone in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Wanjala:

    The demand for local products has actually gone up, people are trying to get more African products, so that means it is actually a big market for local designers.

  2. Matteo Salvini:

    What is certain is that for Italy there is no plan to take back who has gone abroad. It's the last thing that could happen, if the Germans and the Austrians are thinking only about sending migrants back to us, helping us close the external borders first would be a step forward.

  3. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP:

    Although this does not mean that it has all gone away. I can say that after a year of a lot of intense work, that I am happier, I am healthier, and I am in control of my emotions and thoughts more than Ive ever been, so, Im very happy about that.

  4. Mike Doll:

    I cannot stress how dangerously cold it will be, an entire generation has gone by without experiencing this type of cold in the Chicago area.

  5. Devin Nunes:

    For two years we've been force feeding this Russia Kool-Aid to the American people, now this thing has just gone on so long that it is scary to see the mainstream media, many Americans who have brought into this Russia Kool-Aid. It's really, really scary.

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