go in verb (intr, mainly adverb)
- to enter
- (preposition) See go into
- (of the sun) to become hidden behind a cloud
- to be assimilated or graspednothing much goes in if I try to read in the evenings
- cricket to begin an innings
- go in for
- to enter as a competitor or contestant
- to adopt as an activity, interest, or guiding principleshe went in for nursing; some men go in for football in a big way
Related Words for go in raid, violate, plunder, pillage, ravage, occupy, breach, storm, infect, penetrate, loot, infest, overrun, suggest, enlist, smash, plunge, hurtle, collapse, tumble Examples from the Web for go in Historical Examples of go in
Roach an some of the other officers we had on the go-in were a quare gang.
Delavan S. Miller
He had a go-in this morning with me—the bit came out of his mouth somehow, and he did get to work proper.
Andrew Barton Paterson
Anyhow, we made it up to clear out and have the first go-in for a touch on the southern line the next week as ever was.
Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
Idioms and Phrases with go in go in 1
Enter, especially into a building. For example, It’s cold out here, so can we go in? [Tenth century a.d.]
Be obscured, as in After the sun went in, it got quite chilly. [Late 1800s]
go in with. Join others in some venture. For example, He went in with the others to buy her a present. [Late 1800s] Also see the subsequent idioms beginning with go in.