Meaning of “go with sth” in the English Dictionary

"go with sth" in British English

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go with sth

phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone


B1 If one thing goes with another, they suit each other or they look or taste good together:

This wine goes particularly well with seafood.
I'm not sure that those shoes really go with that dress.

More examples

  • Do you think this shirt goes with these trousers?
  • The music doesn't go with the mood of the film.
  • These jeans go with anything.
  • Her furniture really goes with the rest of the room.
  • This vase goes very well with the flowers you bought me.

(Definition of “go with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)