(noun, adjective, verb)


1. in full operation

- a going concern

Similar word(s): active

Sentences with going as an adjective:

- He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.

- The going rate for manual snow-shoveling is $25 an hour.

- He has the easiest job going.


1. the act of departing

Similar word(s): departure, leaving

Definition categories: act, deed

2. euphemistic expressions for death

Similar word(s): departure, exit, expiration, loss, passing, release

Definition categories: event, death, decease, expiry

3. advancing toward a goal

- persuading him was easy going

Similar word(s): sledding

Definition categories: act, accomplishment, achievement

Sentences with going as a noun:

- The going was very difficult over the ice.

- We made good going for a while, but then we came to the price.

- Not only were the streets not paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.


1. present participle of go