Used chiefly in the imperative to express an order of dismissal.
Origin of begoneMiddle English begone be imperative of ben to be ; see be . gone past participle of gon to go ; see go 1.
- Expressing a desire for someone or something to go away.
- Fairies, begone, and be all ways away. --Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
- past participle of bego
- Arise, and begone !") The bodies are sent to Cornwall, and Mark, learning the truth, has a fair chapel erected and lays them in tombs, one at each side of the building, when a sapling springs from the heart of Tristan, and reaching its boughs across the chapel, makes its way into the grave of Iseult.