adjective on·go·ing \ˈn-ˌgō-iŋ, ˈän-, -ˌg(-)iŋ\

: continuing to exist, happen, or progress : continuing without reaching an end

Full Definition of ONGOING

a :  being actually in process
b :  continuing
:  continuously moving forward :  growing
on·go·ing·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of ONGOING

  1. the ongoing events at the school
  2. ongoing efforts to find a cure for the disease
  3. There is an ongoing debate over the issue.

First Known Use of ONGOING

ONGOINGNESS Defined for Kids


adjective on·go·ing \ˈn-ˌgō-iŋ, ˈän-\

Definition of ONGOING for Kids

:  being in progress or movement <The investigation is ongoing.>


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