Definitions for goingˈgoʊ ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

go•ingˈgoʊ ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of leaving; departure:

    comings and goings.

  2. the condition of surfaces, as those of roads, for walking or driving:

    The going was bad.

  3. progress; advancement:

    slow going on the work.

  4. Usu., goings. behavior; conduct; deportment.

  5. (adj.)moving or working, as machinery.

  6. active, alive, or existing.

  7. continuing to operate or do business, esp. successfully:

    Their company is now a going concern.

  8. current; prevalent; usual:

    the going price of houses.

  9. leaving; departing.

Idioms for going:

  1. get going,to begin; get started.

    Category: Idiom

  2. going away,by a wide margin, esp. as established in the late stages of a sports contest.

    Category: Idiom, Sport

  3. going on, nearly; almost:

    It's going on four o'clock.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of going:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. departure, going, going away, leaving(noun)

    the act of departing

  2. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

  3. going, sledding(adj)

    advancing toward a goal

    "persuading him was easy going"; "the proposal faces tough sledding"

  4. going(a)(adj)

    in full operation

    "a going concern"


  1. going(Noun)

    A departure

  2. going(Noun)

    The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.

    The going was very difficult over the ice.

  3. going


    We made good going for a while.

  4. going

    Figuratively, conditions for advancing in any way.

    Not only weren't the streets paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.

  5. going(Adjective)

    Likely to continue; viable.

    He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.

  6. going(Adjective)

    That attends habitually or regularly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Going

    of Go

  2. Going(noun)

    the act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad

  3. Going(noun)


  4. Going(noun)

    pregnancy; gestation; childbearing

  5. Going(noun)

    course of life; behavior; doings; ways


  1. Going

    Going, track condition or track rating are the terms used to describe the track surface of a horse racing track prior to a horse race or race meet. The going is determined by the amount of moisture in the ground and is assessed by an official steward on the day of the race. The condition of a race track plays an important role in the performance of horses in a race. The factors that go into determining race track condition include the surface conditions, type of surface, and track configuration. The surface conditions are influenced by the type of surface factoring in soil type, and if the track is dirt, turf, artificial surface; plus surface density, porosity, compaction and moisture content.


  1. Going (previously lets users connect with other event-goers before, during and after events. The site has over 500,000 users which isn’t bad considering the site currently only operates in four cities (New York, Boston, San Francisco and Chicago). The site is trying to become the local entertainment destination for 20 somethings in the cities mentioned above. So far they are doing pretty well – from January 2007 to July 2007, the site grew twelve-fold. Going has said that their future plans consist of expanding their platform and moving into new markets.The two venture capitalists who have led investments in Going and sit on the board, George Bell and Bob Davis, used to be rivals. They respectively lead Excite@Home and Lycos.There are many other event sites out there including Zvents and Eventful, but most aren’t focusing on the 20 something crowd. Another site that could be looked at as competition is nightlife social networking site LateNightShots, but it’s currently dedicated to Washington DC.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'going' in Verbs Frequency: #47

Anagrams of going

  1. Oggin

Translations for going

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