going

[ goh-ing ]
/ ˈgoʊ ɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

Idioms

Origin of going

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at go1, -ing1, -ing2

Definition for going (2 of 2)

Origin of go

1
before 900; Middle English gon, Old English gān; cognate with Old High German gēn, German gehen
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British Dictionary definitions for going (1 of 4)

going

/ (ˈɡəʊɪŋ) /

noun

a departure or farewell
the condition of a surface such as a road or field with regard to walking, riding, etcmuddy going
informal speed, progress, etcwe made good going on the trip

adjective

British Dictionary definitions for going (2 of 4)

GO

/ military /

abbreviation for

general order

British Dictionary definitions for going (3 of 4)

go

1
/ (ɡəʊ) /

verb goes, going, went or gone (mainly intr)


noun plural goes

adjective

(postpositive) informal functioning properly and ready for action: esp used in astronauticsall systems are go

Word Origin for go

Old English gān; related to Old High German gēn, Greek kikhanein to reach, Sanskrit jahāti he forsakes

British Dictionary definitions for going (4 of 4)

go

2

I-go

/ (ɡəʊ) /

noun

a game for two players in which stones are placed on a board marked with a grid, the object being to capture territory on the board

Word Origin for go

from Japanese
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