Going Definition

Define what is Going?

1. departure, going, going away, leaving (noun)

the act of departing.

    Hypernyms

    human action, human activity, act, deed noun
    something that people do or cause to happen.

    Hyponyms

    breaking away noun
    departing hastily.

    leave-taking, parting, farewell, leave noun
    the act of departing politely.

    French leave noun
    an abrupt and unannounced departure (without saying farewell).

    disappearance, disappearing noun
    the act of leaving secretly or without explanation.

    withdrawal noun
    the act of withdrawing.

    sailing noun
    the departure of a vessel from a port.

    boarding, embarkation, embarkment noun
    the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft.

    exit noun
    the act of going out.

    dispatch, shipment, despatch noun
    the act of sending off something.

    takeoff noun
    a departure; especially of airplanes.

    2. going (adjective satellite)

    in full operation.

    • a going concern.
    Antonyms: inactive [Indirect via active] (adjective)

    lacking activity; lying idle or unused.

    • an inactive mine.
    • inactive accounts.
    • inactive machinery.

    3. exit, expiration, going, passing, departure, release, loss (noun)

    euphemistic expressions for death.

    • thousands mourned his passing.
    Hypernyms

    Death, decease, expiry noun
    the event of dying or departure from life.

    4. sledding, going (noun)

    advancing toward a goal.

    • persuading him was easy going.
    • the proposal faces tough sledding.
    Synonyms: sledding
    Hypernyms

    accomplishment, achievement noun
    the action of accomplishing something.

    Nearby Terms

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    debarkation from a boat or ship

    going away (noun)
    the act of departing

    going to Jerusalem (noun)
    a child's game in which players march to music around a group of chairs that contains one chair less than the number of players; when the music abruptly stops the players scramble to sit and the player who does not find a chair is eliminated; then a chair is removed and the march resumes until only the winner is seated

    going under (noun)
    (of a ship) sinking

    going-out-of-business sale (noun)
    a sale of all the tangible assets of a business that is about to close

    going-over (noun)
    a careful and thorough inspection

    goiter (noun)
    abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet

    goitre (noun)
    abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet

    goitrogen (noun)
    any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter

    Golan (noun)
    a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

    Golan Heights (noun)
    a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

    Golconda (noun)
    a source of great wealth (especially a mine)

    gold (noun)
    coins made of gold

    gold braid (noun)
    trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains

    Gold Coast (noun)
    a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea