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Meaning of GO FOR

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  1. [v]  intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
  2. [v]  give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
  3. [v]  make an attempt at achieving something; "She tried for the Olympics"
  4. [v]  have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"
  5. [v]  be pertinent or relevant or applicable; "The same laws apply to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"; "The same rules go for everyone"
 Synonyms: accept, apply, consent, fancy, hold, hope, take to, try for
 Antonyms: decline, refuse
 See Also: affirm, agree, be after, bear on, buckle under, come to, compete, concern, contend, contract in, desire, give, give in, knuckle under, like, pertain, plan, refer, relate, settle, succumb, take in charge, touch, touch on, undertake, vie, want, yield



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