gone

[[t]gɒ̱n, AM gɔ͟ːn[/t]]
♦♦
1) Gone is the past participle of go.
2) ADJ: v-link ADJ When someone is gone, they have left the place where you are and are no longer there. When something is gone, it is no longer present or no longer exists.

While he was gone she had tea with the Colonel...

He's already been gone four hours!...

By morning the smoke will be all gone.

3) PREP If you say it is gone a particular time, you mean it is later than that time. [BRIT, INFORMAL]

It was just gone 7 o'clock this evening when I finished.

Syn:
after, past

English dictionary. 2008.

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