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going

EN[ˈɡəʊɪŋ] [ˈɡoʊɪŋ] [ˈɡɔɪŋ] [-ɪŋkɪŋ]
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  • Going may refer to:
  • Go (verb)
  • Going-to future, a construction in English grammar
  • Going (horse racing), the condition of a horse racing track surface.
  • Going (surname)
  • "Going!", a song by KAT-TUN
  • Way of going, a reference to the quality of movement in a horse gait
  • Going am Wilden Kaiser, an Austrian municipality

    Definition of going in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgoingsSUF-ing
    1. A departure.
      1. The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
        1. The going was very difficult over the ice.
      2. progress.
        1. We made good going for a while, but then we came to the price.
      3. (figuratively) Conditions for advancing in any way.
        1. Not only were the streets not paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.
      4. OBS pregnancy; gestation; childbearing.
        1. (in the plural) Course of life; behaviour; doings; ways.
        2. Verb
          1. present participle of go.
          2. Adjective
            1. Likely to continue; viable.
              1. He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.
            2. That attends habitually or regularly.
              1. Current, prevailing.
                1. The going rate for manual snow-shoveling is $25 an hour.
              2. (chiefly after a noun phrase with a superlative) Available.
                1. He has the easiest job going.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Jeff No-Mates spends his evenings on the computer instead of going down the pub.
                • We are going to head up North for our holiday. We will head off tomorrow. Next holiday we will head out West, or head to Chicago. Right now I need to head into town to do some shopping.
                • Don't disturb them. They're in there going for a roll in the hay, I think.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • “Well,” I says, “I cal'late a body could get used to Tophet if he stayed there long enough.” ¶ She flared up; the least mite of a slam at Doctor Wool was enough to set her going.
                • It didn't look like he'd ever get his act together, but eventually the project got going.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Uncomparable adjectives
                • Morphemes
                  • Suffixes
                    • Words by suffix
                      • Words suffixed with -ing
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Verb forms
                        • Participles
                          • Present participles
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                    1. en goings
                    2. en going on
                    3. en going up
                    4. en going by
                    5. en going-to
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of going for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "going" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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