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Going — synonyms, going antonyms, definition

1. going (a)

19 synonyms
acting ascending behaving descending destined directed functioning in motion leaving mobile moving off to operating performing producing running shifting travelling unstable

2. going (Noun)

13 synonyms
departure egress exit expiration going away loss migration passing release separation sledding stampede start
3 definitions

going (Noun) — The act of departing.

going (Noun) — A euphemistic expression for death.

going (Noun) — Advancing toward a goal. ex. "persuading him was easy going"

9 types of
accomplishment achievement act death decease deed expiry human action human activity
18 types
French leave boarding breaking away despatch disappearance disappearing dispatch embarkation embarkment exit farewell leave leave-taking parting sailing shipment takeoff withdrawal

3. going (Adjective)

1 definition

going (Adjective) — In full operation. ex. "a going concern"

4. going (Verb)

53 synonyms
becoming belonging blending blending in breaking breaking down buying the farm cashing in one's chips choking conking conking out crapping out croaking deceasing departing dropping dead dying enduring exiting expiring • • •
1 antonym
30 definitions

going (Verb) — Change location; proceed; also used metaphorically. ex. "How fast does your new car go?" ex. "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"

going (Verb) — Follow a procedure or take a course. ex. "She went through a lot of trouble" ex. "go about the world in a certain manner" ex. "Messages must go through diplomatic channels" ex. "We should go farther in this matter"

going (Verb) — Move away from a place into another direction. ex. "Go away before I start to cry"

going (Verb) — Enter or assume a certain state or condition. ex. "her face went red with anger" ex. "She went into ecstasy" ex. "Get going!"

going (Verb) — Be awarded; be allotted. ex. "The first prize goes to Mary" ex. "Her money went on clothes"

going (Verb) — Have a particular form. ex. "as the saying goes..."

going (Verb) — Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point. ex. "His knowledge doesn't go very far"

going (Verb) — Follow a certain course. ex. "The inauguration went well" ex. "how did your interview go?"

going (Verb) — Be abolished or discarded. ex. "These ugly billboards have to go!" ex. "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"

going (Verb) — Be or continue to be in a certain condition. ex. "The children went hungry that day"

going (Verb) — Make a certain noise or sound. ex. "She went 'Mmmmm'" ex. "The gun went 'bang'"

going (Verb) — Perform as expected when applied. ex. "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"

going (Verb) — To be spent or finished. ex. "Gas is going at the gas stations in the Midwest"

going (Verb) — Progress by being changed. ex. "The speech has to go through several more drafts"

going (Verb) — Continue to live through hardship or adversity. ex. "We went without water and food for 3 days"

going (Verb) — Pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action. ex. "How is it going?" ex. "The day went well until I got your call"

going (Verb) — Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life. ex. "The patient went peacefully"

going (Verb) — Be in the right place or situation. ex. "Where do these books go?"

going (Verb) — Be ranked or compare. ex. "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go"

going (Verb) — Begin or set in motion. ex. "Ready, set, go!" ex. "I get going at eight in the morning"

going (Verb) — Have a turn; make one's move in a game. ex. "Can I go now?"

going (Verb) — Be contained in. ex. "How many times does 18 go into 54?"

going (Verb) — Be sounded, played, or expressed. ex. "How does this song go again?"

going (Verb) — Blend or harmonize. ex. "This sofa won't go with the chairs"

going (Verb) — Provide access; extend (in the direction of something). ex. "This door goes to the basement"

going (Verb) — Be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired. ex. "This piece won't go into the puzzle"

going (Verb) — Go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way. ex. "Who went through my desk drawers?"

going (Verb) — Be spent. ex. "All my money went for food and rent"

going (Verb) — Give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number.

going (Verb) — Stop operating or functioning. ex. "The engine finally went" ex. "her eyesight went after the accident" ex. "The engine went bad on the way to town"

42 types of
according acting agreeing being causing to be perceived ceasing changing changing state choosing coming about comparing concording consorting disappearing ending exiting falling out finishing fitting fitting in • • •
344 types
Wheeling aborting accompanying advancing angling arising ascending asphyxiating automobiling babbling backing banging beating beeping beetling being adrift belting along betaking oneself billowing birring • • •
8 see also
go around go by go down go off go on go out go up go with