from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Departure: comings and goings.
- n. The condition underfoot as it affects one's headway in walking or riding: Once we left the trail the going was rough.
- n. Informal Progress toward a goal; headway: It was easy going during my senior year.
- adj. Working; running: a machine in going order.
- adj. In full operation; flourishing: a going business.
- adj. Current; prevailing: The going rates are high.
- adj. To be found; available: the best products going.
- idiom going on Approaching: The child is six, going on seven years of age.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of go.
- n. A departure.
- n. The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
- n. progress
- n. Conditions for advancing in any way.
- n. pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
- n. plural Course of life; behaviour; doings; ways.
- adj. Likely to continue; viable.
- adj. That attends habitually or regularly.
- adj. Current, prevailing.
- adj. Available.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of moving in any manner; traveling.
- n. Departure.
- n. Pregnancy; gestation; childbearing.
- n. Course of life; behavior; doings; ways.
- That goes; in existence; available for present use or enjoyment; current; obtainable; also, moving; working; in operation; departing.
- Carrying on its ordinary business; conducting business, or carried on, with an indefinite prospect of continuance; -- chiefly used in the phrases a going business, concern, etc.
- Of or pertaining to a going business or concern.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of moving in any manner.
- n. Departure.
- n. Time of pregnancy; gestation.
- n. Way; shape; behavior; deportment: used chiefly in the plural.
- n. Condition of paths and roads for walking or driving.
- n. A right of pasturage for a beast on a common.
- n. An outlet.
- n. A starting; a departure: as, the going forth of the house of Israel.
- n. Expenditure; outlay.
- n. In stair-building, the width of the stairway or length of a tread.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. advancing toward a goal
- adj. in full operation
- n. euphemistic expressions for death
- n. the act of departing
go + -ing (Wiktionary)
From Middle English, present participle of gon (Wiktionary)