Definitions for goingˈgoʊ ɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of leaving; departure:
comings and goings.
the condition of surfaces, as those of roads, for walking or driving:
The going was bad.
slow going on the work.
Usu., goings. behavior; conduct; deportment.
(adj.)moving or working, as machinery.
active, alive, or existing.
continuing to operate or do business, esp. successfully:
Their company is now a going concern.
current; prevalent; usual:
the going price of houses.
Idioms for going:
get going,to begin; get started.
going away,by a wide margin, esp. as established in the late stages of a sports contest.
Category: Idiom, Sport
going on, nearly; almost:
It's going on four o'clock.
Origin of going:
departure, going, going away, leaving(noun)
the act of departing
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release(noun)
euphemistic expressions for death
"thousands mourned his passing"
advancing toward a goal
"persuading him was easy going"; "the proposal faces tough sledding"
in full operation
"a going concern"
The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
The going was very difficult over the ice.
We made good going for a while.
Figuratively, conditions for advancing in any way.
Not only weren't the streets paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.
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.
That attends habitually or regularly.
the act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad
pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
course of life; behavior; doings; ways
Translations for going
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
That shop is still a going concern.
- lopende saakAfrikaans
- който вървиBulgarian
- bem sucedidoPortuguese (BR)
- dobře jdoucíCzech
- próspero, que funciona bienSpanish
- सफल होनाHindi
- berjalan dengan baikIndonesian
- sem blómstrar/gengur velIcelandic
- sėkmingas, pelningasLithuanian
- beroperasi dengan baikMalay
- bem sucedidoPortuguese
- dobre fungujúciSlovak
- somär i full gångSwedish
- 成功的Chinese (Trad.)
- thành côngVietnamese
- 营业发达的Chinese (Simp.)
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