HyperDic: going

English > 4 senses of the word going:
NOUNactgoing, departure, going away, leavingthe act of departing
eventgoing, passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, releaseeuphemistic expressions for death
actgoing, sleddingadvancing toward a goal
ADJECTIVEallgoingin full operation
going > pronunciation
Soundsgow'ihn; gow'ihng
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
abducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > going: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn full operation.
Example"a going concern"
BroaderactiveFull of activity or engaged in continuous activity
English > going: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of departing.
Synonymsdeparture, going away, leaving
NarrowerFrench leaveAn abrupt and unannounced departure (without saying farewell)
boarding, embarkation, embarkmentThe act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
breaking awaydeparting hastily
disappearance, disappearingThe act of leaving secretly or without explanation
dispatch, despatch, shipmentThe act of sending off something
exitThe act of going out
farewell, leave, leave-taking, partingThe act of departing politely
sailingThe departure of a vessel from a port
takeoffA departure
withdrawalThe act of withdrawing
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Spanishida, marcha, partida, salida
Catalanpartença, partida, sortida
Verbsgomove away from a place into another direction
English > going: 4 senses > noun 2, event
Meaningeuphemistic expressions for death.
Synonymspassing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, release
Broaderdeath, decease, expiryThe event of dying or departure from life
Usage ofeuphemismAn inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Spanishdeceso, defunción, expiración, fallecimiento, fenecimiento, liberación, óbito, partida, pérdida, trance, tránsito
Catalandecés, defunció, expiració, òbit, pas, trànsit, traspàs
Verbsgopass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain / sustain life
English > going: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAdvancing toward a goal.
Example"persuading him was easy going"
Broaderaccomplishment, achievementThe action of accomplishing something
Verbsgopass, fare, or elapse

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