Definition of gone adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡɒn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡɔːn//
    see also go [not before noun]
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  1. 1(of a thing) used up ‘Where's the coffee?’ ‘It's all gone.’
  2. 2(of a person) having left a place; away from a place ‘Is Tom here?’ ‘No, he was gone before I arrived’.
  3. 3(formal) used to say that a particular situation no longer exists The days are gone when you could leave your door unlocked at night.
  4. 4(British English, informal) having been pregnant for the length of time mentioned She's seven months gone. How far gone are you?
  5. Idioms (informal) to be dead You'll be sorry you said that when I'm dead and gone.
    going, going, gone (also going once, going twice, sold)
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    said by an auctioneer to show that an item has been sold