Meaning of going

going




Definitions of going
  1. noun

    the act of departing

    synonyms:

    departure, going away, leaving

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    breaking away

    departing hastily
    farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting

    the act of departing politely
    French leave

    an abrupt and unannounced departure (without saying farewell)
    disappearance, disappearing

    the act of leaving secretly or without explanation
    withdrawal

    the act of withdrawing
    sailing

    the departure of a vessel from a port
    boarding, embarkation, embarkment

    the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
    exit

    the act of going out
    despatch, dispatch, shipment

    the act of sending off something
    takeoff

    a departure; especially of airplanes
    valediction

    the act of saying farewell
    vanishing

    a sudden disappearance from sight
    effacement, self-effacement

    withdrawing into the background; making yourself inconspicuous
    retreat

    the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
    retirement, retreat

    withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
    evacuation

    the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
    decampment

    breaking camp
    abandonment, defection, desertion

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
    pullback

    (military) the act of pulling back (especially an orderly withdrawal of troops)
    retreat

    (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy’s superior forces or after a defeat
    receding, recession

    the act of becoming more distant
    reshipment

    the act of shipping again (especially by transferring to another ship)
    type of:

    act, deed, human action, human activity

    something that people do or cause to happen

  2. noun

    euphemistic expressions for death

    synonyms:

    departure, exit, expiration, loss, passing, release

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    death, decease, demise, expiry

    the event of dying or departure from life

  3. noun

    advancing toward a goal

    “persuading him was easy
    going
    synonyms:

    sledding

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    accomplishment, achievement

    the action of accomplishing something

  4. adjective

    in full operation

    “a
    going concern”
    Synonyms:

    active

    full of activity or engaged in continuous activity

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