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adjective [never before noun]     gone pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    someone who is gone is no longer present in a place

    I’ll be gone for about half an hour.

    Bob and his family have been gone about six months now.

    1. a.
      something that is gone no longer exists or has all been used

      Sadly, those days are gone now.

      all gone:

      The milk’s all gone.

  2. 2
    informal no longer able to behave or think normally, usually because of alcohol or drugs
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    not alive anymore; dead

    Both his parents are gone.

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 12/12/2015


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