go with

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Verb[edit]

go with (third-person singular simple present goes with, present participle going with, simple past went with, past participle gone with)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see go,‎ with.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To choose or accept (a suggestion)
    Although I liked your suggestion, I'll go with my original idea.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To date, to be involved romantically with (someone)
  4. (idiomatic, transitive) To have sexual relations with (someone)
  5. (transitive) To correspond or fit well with.
    Does this red skirt go with this pink blouse?
  6. (obsolete, transitive) To be pregnant with (a child).
    • Shakespeare
      The fruit she goes with, / I pray for heartily, that it may find / Good time, and live.
    • 1795, Great Britain. Court of King's Bench, Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench
      If the husband was out of the four seas during all the time of the wife's going with child, the child is a bastard; but if he were here at all within the time, it is legitimate, and no bastard.

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