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Definition 1: advancing toward a goal - [noun denoting act]

Samples where going or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • persuading him was easy going
  • the proposal faces tough sledding

Synonyms for going in the sense of this definition

(going is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

Definition 2: the act of departing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for going in the sense of this definition

(going is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of going ) the act of sending off something

(... is a kind of going ) the act of going out

(... is a kind of going ) the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft

(... is a kind of going ) the departure of a vessel from a port

(... is a kind of going ) the act of withdrawing

"the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam"

(... is a kind of going ) the act of leaving secretly or without explanation

(... is a kind of going ) an abrupt and unannounced departure (without saying farewell)

(... is a kind of going ) the act of departing politely

"he disliked long farewells" "he took his leave" "parting is such sweet sorrow"

(... is a kind of going ) departing hastily

(... is a kind of going ) a departure; especially of airplanes

Definition 3: euphemistic expressions for death - [noun denoting event]

Samples where going or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • thousands mourned his passing

Synonyms for going in the sense of this definition

(going is a kind of ...) the event of dying or departure from life

"her death came as a terrible shock" "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"

(going is used in the usage domain ...) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh

Definition 4: in full operation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where going or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a going concern

(going is similar to ...) full of activity or engaged in continuous activity

"an active seaport" "an active bond market" "an active account"

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