Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb go_for

5 senses of go for

Sense 1
apply, hold, go for -- (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")
       => refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with -- (be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

Sense 2
accept, consent, go for -- (give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution")
       => react, respond -- (show a response or a reaction to something)

Sense 3
hope, go for -- (intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening")
       => plan, be after -- (have the will and intention to carry out some action; "He plans to be in graduate school next year"; "The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion")

Sense 4
fancy, go for, take to -- (have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window")
       => desire, want -- (feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room")

Sense 5
try for, go for -- (make an attempt at achieving something; "She tried for the Olympics")
       => compete, vie, contend -- (compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others)

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