AGO

ago, agone

(adjective) gone by; or in the past; “two years ago”; “‘agone’ is an archaic word for ‘ago’”

ago

(adverb) in the past; “long ago”; “sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S.”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Adjective

ago (comparative more ago, superlative most ago)

(archaic or dialectal) Gone; gone by; gone away; passed; passed away.

(archaic or dialectal) Nearly gone; dead (used in Devonshire at the turn of the 19th century)

Usage notes

• Usually follows the noun.

Adverb

ago (comparative more ago, superlative most ago)

before

Postposition

ago

Before now.

Anagrams

• AOG, G. O. A., G.O.A., GAO, GOA, Gao, Goa, goa

Proper noun

AGO

Initialism of Attorney General's Office.

Anagrams

• AOG, G. O. A., G.O.A., GAO, GOA, Gao, Goa, goa

Source: Wiktionary


A*go", a. & adv. Etym: [OE. ago, agon, p. p. of agon to go away, pass by, AS. agan to pass away; a- (cf. Goth. us-, Ger. er-, orig. meaning out) + gan to go. See Go.]

Definition: Past; gone by; since; as, ten years ago; gone long ago.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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