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1. To compliment or accentuate each other. Nothing goes together better than peanut butter and jelly. I don't think those shoes and that suit go together.
2. To date someone exclusively. Don't ask Jill out—she and Bobby are already going together. Are those two really going together?
3. To be related or often found in tandem. Depression and anxiety often go together, unfortunately.
1. Lit. [for two or more things] to look, sound, or taste good together. Do you think that this pink one and this purple one go together? Milk and grapefruit don't go together.
2. Fig. [for two people] to date each other regularly. Bob and Ann have been going together for months. Tom and Jane want to go together, but they live too far apart.
1. Be mutually suitable, appropriate, or harmonious, as in Pink and purple can go together well, or I don't think champagne and meatloaf go together. [c. 1600]
2. Date on a regular basis, keep company. For example, Are Bill and Ann still going together? [Late 1800s] Also see go steady; go with.
1. To be matched or suited, especially in appearance; belong together: Those socks don't go together; they're different colors. This belt goes together with my brown shoes.
2. To be associated: Drug abuse and crime often go together.
3. To have a romantic relationship: They've only been going together for three weeks, but it looks like they're in love.