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going

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of going

  1. 1 accepted, used, or practiced by most people what's the going price for a good used washing machine? Synonyms conventional, customary, current, popular, prevailing, prevalent, standard, stock, usualRelated Words average, common, everyday, normal, ordinary; regular, routine; epidemic, ubiquitous, universal, widespread; accustomed, wonted; fashionable, in, modish, stylishNear Antonyms abnormal, exceptional, extraordinary, uncommonAntonyms nonstandard, unconventional, unpopular, unusual

  2. 2 being in effective operation he just can't keep his small bookstore going Synonyms alive, functional, functioning, active, live, living, on, operating, operational, operative, running, workingRelated Words effective, effectual; employable, operable, usable (also useable), viable, workable; performing, producing, productive, serving, useful, yielding; astir, bustling, busy, dynamic, flourishing, humming, roaring, thrivingNear Antonyms deactivated, decommissioned; ineffective, ineffectual, useless; inoperable, unusable, unworkable; arrested, asleep, dormant, fallow, idle, inert, latent, lifeless, nonproductive, quiescent, sleepy, stagnating, unproductive, vegetatingAntonyms broken, dead, inactive, inoperative, kaput (also kaputt), nonactivated, nonfunctional, nonfunctioning, nonoperating, nonoperational, nonoperative

  3. 3 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune our continued partnership with them is a going concern Synonyms flourishing, successful, palmy, prosperous, thriving, triumphantRelated Words coming, promising; booming, growing, roaring, robust; boffo, gangbusters (also gangbuster), runaway, sockoNear Antonyms futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, no-good, unpromising; collapsing, failing, flopping, flunking, folding, washing-out; declining, slipping, slumping, waning; bankrupt, kaput (also kaputt), kerflooey; destroyed, ruined, wreckedAntonyms failed, unsuccessful


going

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of going

  1. 1 forward movement in time or place tried to get down the hill quickly, but it was slow going with an injured foot Synonyms advancement, furtherance, advance, headway, march, onrush, passage, process, procession, progress, progressionRelated Words current, drift, flow, flux, stream, way; advent, approach, arrival, coming, nearing; bound, jump, leap, step, stride; impetus, momentumNear Antonyms backwash, ebb, reflux; retraction, return, reversal, reverse; about-face, turnabout, turnaroundAntonyms recess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression

  2. 2 the act of leaving a place was so absorbed in her TV show she didn't notice his comings or goings Synonyms decamping, decampment, departing, exit, exiting, farewell, departure, leave, leave-taking, lighting out, outgo, parting, quitting, walking outRelated Words flight, retirement, retreat, running away, withdrawal; diaspora, emigration, evacuation, exodus; embarkation, embarkment; disembarkation, egress; abandonment, forsaking, relinquishmentNear Antonyms coming; approach, entrance, ingressAntonyms advent, appearance, arrival


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