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Went vs. Gone

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Wentverb

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Goneverb

or gon': short for gonna, going to.

Wentverb

(archaic) wend

Goneadjective

Away, having left.

‘Are they gone already?’;

Wentnoun

(obsolete) A course; a way, a path; a journey.

Goneadjective

(figuratively) No longer part of the present situation.

‘Don't both trying to understand what Grandma says, she's gone.’; ‘He won't be going out with us tonight. Now that he's engaged, he's gone.’; ‘Have you seen their revenue numbers? They're gone.’;

Went

imp. & p. p. of Wend; - now obsolete except as the imperfect of go, with which it has no etymological connection. See Go.

‘To the church both be they went.’;

Goneadjective

No longer existing, having passed.

‘The days of my youth are gone.’;

Wentnoun

Course; way; path; journey; direction.

‘But here my weary team, nigh overspent,Shall breathe itself awhile after so long a went.’; ‘He knew the diverse went of mortal ways.’;

Goneadjective

Used up.

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

Goneadjective

Dead.

Goneadjective

(colloquial) Intoxicated to the point of being unaware of one's surroundings.

‘Dude, look at Jack. He's completely gone.’;

Goneadjective

(slang) Entirely given up to; infatuated with; used with on.

‘He's totally gone on her.’;

Goneadjective

(colloquial) Excellent; wonderful.

Goneadjective

(archaic) Ago (used post-positionally).

Goneadjective

(US) Weak; faint; feeling a sense of goneness.

Goneadjective

Of an arrow: wide of the mark.

Gonepreposition

Past, after, later than (a time).

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

Gone

p. p. of Go.

Goneadjective

not present; having left;

‘he's away right now’; ‘you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away’; ‘everyone is gone now’; ‘the departed guests’;

Goneadjective

destroyed or killed;

‘we are gone geese’;

Goneadjective

dead;

‘he is deceased’; ‘our dear departed friend’;

Goneadjective

having all been spent;

‘the money is all gone’;

Goneadjective

well in the past; former;

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

Goneadjective

no longer retained;

‘gone with the wind’;

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