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Definition of gang verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gang

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɡæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gang
BrE BrE//ɡæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæŋ//
 
he / she / it gangs
BrE BrE//ɡæŋz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæŋz//
 
past simple ganged
BrE BrE//ɡæŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæŋd//
 
past participle ganged
BrE BrE//ɡæŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡæŋd//
 
-ing form ganging
BrE BrE//ˈɡæŋɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡæŋɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English, from Old Norse gangr, ganga ‘gait, course, going’, of Germanic origin; related to Scottish gang ‘go’. The original meaning was ‘going, a journey’, later in Middle English ‘a way’, also ‘set of things or people which go together’. Phrasal Verbsgang togethergang up
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gang