Definitions for Going
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Going.
departure, going, going away, leavingnoun
the act of departing
passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releasenoun
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
the act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad
pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
course of life; behavior; doings; ways
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
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.
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.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Going' in Verbs Frequency: #47
The numerical value of Going in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Going in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
We got everything we wanted and we're going to be a great partner to Mexico now, because now they respect us. They didn't even respect us.
There’s nothing that stops local officials from notifying U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that a jailed person is going to be released.
People will be curious, anime style is a very distinctive style, and if you’re not used to it, you’re going to say: ‘Wow, what is this? This is cool.’.
It seems like the worst is over in town, but back on the mountainside the fire's still going strong.
We are getting some defensive capital flows again and some of that is going back into gold, with people getting worried about economies in China and Japan and even in Europe.
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