HyperDic: go_for

English > 5 senses of the expression go for:
VERBstativego for, apply, holdbe pertinent or relevant or applicable
communicationgo for, accept, consentgive an affirmative reply to
cognitiongo for, hopeintend with some possibility of fulfilment
emotiongo for, fancy, take tohave a fancy or particular liking or desire for
competitiongo for, try formake an attempt at achieving something
English > go for: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe pertinent or relevant or applicable.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "The same rules go for everyone"
Synonymsapply, hold
Caused byuse, utilize, utilise, apply, employput into service
Broaderrefer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have to do withBe relevant to
Similar tolend oneself, applyBe applicable to
Spanishaplicarse
Catalanaplicar-se, ser aplicable
English > go for: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "I go for this resolution"
Synonymsaccept, consent
Narroweragreeconsent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something
contract inconsent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
giveconsent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man
permit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
settleAccept despite lack of complete satisfaction
undertake, take in chargeAccept as a charge
yield, give in, succumb, knuckle under, buckle underconsent reluctantly
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
Oppositerefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Spanishacceder, aceptar, consentir
Catalanconsentir
English > go for: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningIntend with some possibility of fulfilment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Synonymhope
Broaderplan, be afterHave the will and intention to carry out some action
Spanishaspirar, esperar
Catalanaspirar, esperar
English > go for: 5 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningHave a fancy or particular liking or desire for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey go for more bread
Synonymsfancy, take to
EntailslikeFind enjoyable or agreeable
Broaderdesire, wantFeel or have a desire for
Spanishapetecer
Catalanapetir, venir de gust
English > go for: 5 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningmake an attempt at achieving something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymtry for
Broadercompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Spanishintentar alcanzar, intentar conseguir, intentar llegar, ir a por

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