Going - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡoʊɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word going
Brit.  |ˈɡəʊɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word going
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to go

noun

- the act of departing (syn: departure, leaving)
- euphemistic expressions for death (syn: departure, exit, expiration, loss, passing, release)
- advancing toward a goal(syn: sledding)

adjective

- in full operation

Examples

Debris in the street made the going difficult.

The going got better as we neared the town.

She wrote four books in two years, and that's pretty good going by any standards!

He's the best novelist going.

...what's the going price for a good used washing machine?...

Everything was in going order.

That's about half the going price on world oil market.

I'm getting the work done, but it's slow going.

We climbed the mountain in three hours, which wasn't bad going.

His going will be no great loss to the company.

Are there any jobs going where you work?

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