Definitions for going
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.
Going refers to the act of moving or traveling from one place to another. It can also mean actively engaging in an activity or pursuing a course of action. Additionally, it can describe the progression or advancement of something, such as a project or relationship. The term "going" is often used informally to indicate someone's current state or condition.
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.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Going is ranked #20648 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Going surname appeared 1,282 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Going.
85.4% or 1,096 total occurrences were White.
4.9% or 64 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
3.5% or 46 total occurrences were Black.
3% or 39 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
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
Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still
When you say I’m going to have a press conference, I’m inviting the media to do this, I’m going to actually go into the press room with Jen Psaki and I'm going to show up there sometimes and surprise people and guess what? I’m going to pull the nation in with my narrative, i’m going to tell them what is in the bill. I’m going to tell them what I’m selling that is going to help them … I’m not just going to sit back and expect the news media to do it for me because it’s not our job to sell the narrative … It’s not our job to sell your agenda for you.
Steve Squeri, we see you. We're going to keep coming after you. We're going to be exposing American Express. We're going to be directly attacking your company's reputation, change your policies. Make an announcement. Protect your employees from racialist harassment and abuse in the workplace. And if not, organizations like Color of United … We're going to be going after your brand identity and perception in a relentless way, so you have a final chance to do the right thing, and if not, I think you’re going to see very quickly the reputation of your company going downward in a bad direction.
The research shows that it leads to better cognitive function for kids so they're going to have better results, academically, it's also going to help with behavioral issues in the classroom, because if kids are able to move, they're not going to have so much excess energy. They're going to be able to focus, and it's going to solve a lot of the sort of interpersonal issues that come up with kids as well, because they're going to have an opportunity to get that energy out.
As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law-abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection-the protection of a weapon in his home, for home protection.
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