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Synonyms for going
ˈgoʊ ɪŋgo·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. departure, going, going away, leavingnoun

    the act of departing

    going away, passing, exit, release, departure, sledding, expiration, loss, deviation, leaving, divergence, difference


  2. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, releasenoun

    euphemistic expressions for death

    "thousands mourned his passing"

    sledding, firing, overtaking, liberation, passage, dismissal, expiry, divergence, release, freeing, spill, difference, sacking, personnel casualty, vent, passing game, breathing out, sack, tone ending, deviation, passing play, acquittance, red, departure, press release, outlet, expiration, waiver, button, exhalation, handout, pass, exit, leaving, qualifying, loss, dismission, way out, discharge, red ink, issue, going away, spillage, deprivation, termination, passing


  3. going, sleddingadjective

    advancing toward a goal

    "persuading him was easy going"; "the proposal faces tough sledding"

    passing, exit, release, sledding, expiration, loss, going away, departure, leaving


  4. going(a)adjective

    in full operation

    "a going concern"


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. goingnoun

    traveling, departure, exit, egress, exodus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "going":

    gonna, 'il, go, leaving

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How to use going in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Slawek:

    The chaplaincy program is sort of duality thing going on.

  2. Dylan Chidick:

    Going through homelessness let me know that there's going to be obstacles.

  3. Dustin Johnson:

    You've got to drive it well. You’ve got to hit your irons well. You've really got to kind of think your way around here just because ... you can get out of position, and it’s tough to make pars, you don’t have to shoot way under par. You just shoot a couple under each day, and you’re going to have a chance to win come Sunday.

  4. Donald Ariel:

    You find one coin, you cannot very easily reconstruct what was going on. You don't find gold coins on the ground, so you start fantasizing and thinking what could it be.

  5. Donald Trump:

    That has to be part of the discussion. But that's not going to be enough in and of itself.

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