What does GOING mean?

Definitions for GOING
ˈgoʊ ɪŋGOING

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word GOING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. departure, going, going away, leavingnoun

    the act of departing

  2. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releasenoun

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

  3. going, sleddingadjective

    advancing toward a goal

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

  4. going(a)adjective

    in full operation

    "a going concern"

Wiktionary

  1. goingnoun

    A departure

  2. goingnoun

    The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.

    The going was very difficult over the ice.

  3. going

    progress

    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. goingadjective

    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. goingadjective

    That attends habitually or regularly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Goingnoun

    Etymology: from going.

    When nobles are their taylors tutors,
    No hereticks burnt, but wenches suitors,
    Then comes the time, who lives to see’t,
    That going shall be us’d with feet. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    The time of death has a far greater latitude than that of our birth; most women coming, according to their reckoning, within the compass of a fortnight; that is, the twentieth part of their going. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. Sacr. b. iii. c. 3.

    Thy going is not lonely; with thee goes
    Thy husband; him to follow thou art bound. John Milton, P. Lost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Going

    of Go

  2. Goingnoun

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

  3. Goingnoun

    departure

  4. Goingnoun

    pregnancy; gestation; childbearing

  5. Goingnoun

    course of life; behavior; doings; ways

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Going

    gō′ing, n. the act of moving: departure: (B.) course of life.—Going forth (B.), an outlet; Goings, or Goings out (B.), utmost extremity: departures or journeys; Goings on, behaviour.

CrunchBase

  1. Going

    Going.com (previously HeyLetsGo.com) 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.

Editors Contribution

  1. going

    To move forward or progress.

    They were going to visit the hotel they are going to get married in, they will come out of the ceremony together.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 28, 2020  


  2. goingverb

    Verb form of the word go

    They are so happy as they choose to marry.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOING in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GOING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of GOING in a Sentence

  1. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam:

    As part and parcel of enhancing social distancing we are making an appeal to the people of Hong Kong to stay at home as much as possible, but at the moment, we're making this appeal, we're not going for compulsory closures because Hong Kong is a free society.

  2. Thomas Bowers:

    He (Wright Jr.) is going to be affected throughout his entire life not having his father there to take him to prom or give him advice, to argue with and not having his father to be able to emulate... and to be able to mimic like my kids do to me, who is he going to follow through life?

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    Right now, we project that the clinical trials will give us information that by the time we get to the fall, high school students will be able to be vaccinated, i'm not sure if it's going to be by the first day of school, but sometime in the fall.

  4. Denzel Washington:

    But whats the sense in hate? Forgiven. Forgive what hes done. Its not going to change nothing.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Always bear in mind that stock market will only grow up when people are not investing in shares. This is done to attract retail investors and making them feel that they have missed the train and the day investors board on the train, it will start going on downward slope with all profits going into the pocket of company owners with big commission to brokers

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