A going forth or utterance; a proceeding from or out.
(in combination) Attending or visiting (a stated event, place, etc.) habitually or regularly.
‘theatre-going, church-going, movie-going’;
Going out or forth; departing.
‘Thy going is not lonely, with thee goes thy Husband’;
A going forth; an utterance.
The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
‘The going was very difficult over the ice.’;
‘We made good going for a while, but then we came to the price.’;
(figurative) Conditions for advancing in any way.
‘Not only were the streets not paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.’;
(obsolete) pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
(in the plural) Course of life; behaviour; doings; ways.
(in the phrase "the going of") The whereabouts (of something).
‘I can't find my sunglasses; you haven't seen the going of them, have you?’;
Likely to continue; viable.
‘He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.’;
‘The going rate for manual snow-shoveling is $25 an hour.’;
‘He has the easiest job going.’;
The act of moving in any manner; traveling; as, the going is bad.
Pregnancy; gestation; childbearing.
Course of life; behavior; doings; ways.
‘His eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.’;
That goes; in existence; available for present use or enjoyment; current; obtainable; also, moving; working; in operation; departing; as, he is of the brightest men going; going prices or rate.
act of departing
euphemistic expressions for death;
‘thousands mourned his passing’;
advancing toward a goal;
‘persuading him was easy going’; ‘the proposal faces tough sledding’;
in full operation;
‘a going concern’;