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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Going  \Go"ing\,  p.  pr  of  {Go}.  Specif.: 
  a  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. 
  b  Carrying  on  its  ordinary  business;  conducting 
  business,  or  carried  on  with  an  indefinite  prospect 
  of  continuance;  --  chiefly  used  in  the  phrases 
 
  {a  going  business}, 
 
  {concern},  etc 
  c  Of  or  pert.  to  a  going  business  or  concern;  as  the 
  going  value  of  a  company. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Go  \Go\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Went}  (w[e^]nt);  p.  p.  {Gone}  (g[o^]n; 
  115);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Going}.  Went  comes  from  the  AS 
  wendan  See  {Wend},  v.  i.]  [OE.  gan,  gon,  AS  g[=a]n,  akin  to 
  D.  gaan,  G.  gehn,  gehen,  OHG.  g[=e]n,  g[=a]n,  SW  g[*a],  Dan. 
  gaae;  cf  Gr  kicha`nai  to  reach,  overtake,  Skr.  h[=a]  to  go 
  AS  gangan,  and  E.  gang.  The  past  tense  in  AS.,  eode,  is  from 
  the  root  i  to  go  as  is  also  Goth.  iddja  went  [root]47a.  Cf 
  {Gang},  v.  i.,  {Wend}.] 
  1.  To  pass  from  one  place  to  another;  to  be  in  motion;  to  be 
  in  a  state  not  motionless  or  at  rest;  to  proceed;  to 
  advance;  to  make  progress;  --  used  in  various 
  applications,  of  the  movement  of  both  animate  and 
  inanimate  beings,  by  whatever  means  and  also  of  the 
  movements  of  the  mind;  also  figuratively  applied. 
 
  2.  To  move  upon  the  feet,  or  step  by  step;  to  walk;  also  to 
  walk  step  by  step,  or  leisurely. 
 
  Note:  In  old  writers  go  is  much  used  as  opposed  to  run,  or 
  ride.  ``Whereso  I  go  or  ride.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  You  know  that  love  Will  creep  in  service  where  it 
  can  not  go  --Shak. 
 
  Thou  must  run  to  him  for  thou  hast  staid  so  long 
  that  going  will  scarce  serve  the  turn.  --Shak. 
 
  He  fell  from  running  to  going,  and  from  going  to 
  clambering  upon  his  hands  and  his  knees. 
  --Bunyan. 
 
  Note:  In  Chaucer  go  is  used  frequently  with  the  pronoun  in 
  the  objective  used  reflexively;  as  he  goeth  him  home. 
 
  3.  To  be  passed  on  fron  one  to  another;  to  pass;  to 
  circulate;  hence  with  for  to  have  currency;  to  be  taken 
  accepted,  or  regarded. 
 
  The  man  went  among  men  for  an  old  man  in  the  days  of 
  Saul.  --1  Sa  xvii. 
  12. 
 
  [The  money]  should  go  according  to  its  true  value. 
  --Locke. 
 
  4.  To  proceed  or  happen  in  a  given  manner;  to  fare;  to  move 
  on  or  be  carried  on  to  have  course;  to  come  to  an  issue 
  or  result;  to  succeed;  to  turn  out 
 
  How  goes  the  night,  boy  ?  --Shak. 
 
  I  think,  as  the  world  goes,  he  was  a  good  sort  of 
  man  enough.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  Whether  the  cause  goes  for  me  or  against  me  you 
  must  pay  me  the  reward.  --I  Watts. 
 
  5.  To  proceed  or  tend  toward  a  result,  consequence,  or 
  product;  to  tend;  to  conduce;  to  be  an  ingredient;  to 
  avail;  to  apply;  to  contribute;  --  often  with  the 
  infinitive;  as  this  goes  to  show 
 
  Against  right  reason  all  your  counsels  go  --Dryden. 
 
  To  master  the  foul  flend  there  goeth  some  complement 
  knowledge  of  theology.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  6.  To  apply  one's  self  to  set  one's  self  to  undertake. 
 
  Seeing  himself  confronted  by  so  many  like  a 
  resolute  orator,  he  went  not  to  denial,  but  to 
  justify  his  cruel  falsehood.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  Note:  Go  in  this  sense  is  often  used  in  the  present 
  participle  with  the  auxiliary  verb  to  be  before  an 
  infinitive,  to  express  a  future  of  intention,  or  to 
  denote  design;  as  I  was  going  to  say  I  am  going  to 
  begin  harvest. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Going  \Go"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  moving  in  any  manner;  traveling;  as  the  going 
  is  bad 
 
  2.  Departure.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Pregnancy;  gestation;  childbearing.  --Crew. 
 
  4.  pl  Course  of  life;  behavior;  doings;  ways. 
 
  His  eyes  are  upon  the  ways  of  man,  and  he  seeth  all 
  his  goings.  --Job  xxxiv 
  21. 
 
  {Going  barrel}.  (Horology) 
  a  A  barrel  containing  the  mainspring,  and  having  teeth 
  on  its  periphery  to  drive  the  train. 
  b  A  device  for  maintaining  a  force  to  drive  the  train 
  while  the  timepiece  is  being  wound  up 
 
  {Going  forth}.  (Script.) 
  a  Outlet;  way  of  exit  ``Every  going  forth  of  the 
  sanctuary.''  --Ezek.  xliv.  5. 
  b  A  limit;  a  border.  ``The  going  forth  thereof  shall  be 
  from  the  south  to  Kadesh-barnea.''  --Num.  xxxiv  4. 
 
  {Going  out},  or  {Goings  out}.  (Script.) 
  a  The  utmost  extremity  or  limit.  ``The  border  shall  go 
  down  to  Jordan,  and  the  goings  out  of  it  shall  be  at 
  the  salt  sea.''  --Num.  xxxiv  12. 
  b  Departure  or  journeying.  ``And  Moses  wrote  their 
  goings  out  according  to  their  journeys.''  --Num. 
  xxxiii  2. 
 
  {Goings  on},  behavior;  actions;  conduct;  --  usually  in  a  bad 
  sense 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  going 
  adj  :  in  full  operation;  "a  going  concern"  [syn:  {going(a)}] 
  n  1:  act  of  departing  [syn:  {departure},  {going  away},  {leaving}] 
  2:  euphemistic  expressions  for  death;  "thousands  mourned  his 
  passing"  [syn:  {passing},  {loss},  {departure},  {exit},  {expiration}, 
  {release}] 
  3:  advancing  toward  a  goal;  "persuading  him  was  easy  going"  or 
  "the  proposal  faces  tough  sledding"  [syn:  {sledding}] 




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