Go-to meaning

gō'to͝o'
Being a player on an athletic team who is relied upon to make important plays, especially in clutch situations.

The team's go-to receiver.

adjective
0
0
Being the person or thing most trusted to accomplish a purpose.
adjective
0
0
Trusted to perform dependably or skillfully, esp. in a critical situation.

A quarterback's go-to receiver.

adjective
0
0
(computing) Any construct which produces an unstructured jump in the flow of execution.

The setjmp/longjmp facility in C is essentially a GOTO.

noun
0
0
Desirable.
adjective
0
0
Advertisement
Reliable; likely to perform in difficult circumstances.
adjective
0
0
Used other than as an idiom: see go,‎ to.
verb
0
0
To attend an event or a sight.

We went to a concert for my birthday.

verb
0
0
To tend to support.

The study goes to the point I was making earlier about subsidies.

verb
0
0
(intransitive, archaic) Used imperatively to express protest or surprise; "come, now!".
verb
0
0
Advertisement
(computing) The branching construct GOTO.
noun
0
0

Origin of go-to

  • From English go to; a keyword in many programming languages including BASIC and C.
    From Wiktionary
  • go + to
    From Wiktionary