Synonyms and Antonyms of ongoing

  1. 1 being in progress or development <we do seem to be making some headway on that ongoing project> <the ever ongoing quest for knowledge by men and women of science> Synonyms afoot, proceeding Related Words functioning, happening, operating, working; afloat, alive, going; advancing, continuing, gaining Near Antonyms receding, regressing, retrogressing Antonyms arrested, ended, halted, stalled, stopped

  2. 2 existing or in progress right now <the ongoing presidential campaign> Synonyms current, extant, immediate, instant, present, present-dayRelated Words contemporary, mod, modern, modernistic, new, newfangled, new-fashioned, recent, red-hot, space-age, supermodern, ultramodern, up-to-date; being, breathing, existent, existing, livingNear Antonyms coming, future, unborn; completed, concluded, done, ended, finished, over, terminated, through, up; ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, dated, fusty, musty, noncontemporary, obsolete, old, oldfangled, old-fashioned, old-time, out-of-date, outworn, passé; ago, bygone, erstwhile, former, past

  3. 3 having an existence or validity that does not change or diminish <an ongoing commitment to improving their community> Synonyms ageless, continuing, dateless, enduring, eternal, everlasting, immortal, imperishable, lasting, abiding, perennial, perpetual, timeless, undyingRelated Words ceaseless, endless, permanent; changeless, constant, stable, stationary, steady, unchanging, unvaryingNear Antonyms antiquated, archaic, dated, obsolete, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, outworn, passé

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