Went definition

went
verb
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Simple past tense of go.
verb
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1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.5.

But here my wearie teeme, nigh over spent, / Shall breathe it selfe awhile after so long a went.

noun
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Went is defined as to have gone somewhere in the past.

An example of went used as a verb is in the sentence, "I went to the store yesterday," which means that I traveled to the store yesterday.

verb
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(nonstandard) Past participle of go.
verb
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(archaic) Simple past tense and past participle of wend.
verb
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
went
Plural:
wents

Origin of went

  • Originally the past tense of wend.

    From Wiktionary