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Adjective
Being in effective or current operation, action, or force
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“The community would all chip in to keep their local library going.”
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Accepted, used or practiced by most people
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“That is apparently the going rate for a house in this location.”
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Having achieved a goal or state of prosperity
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“Minimize the need for cash by purchasing a going business or a franchise rather than by starting a business.”
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(especially after a noun phrase with a superlative) Available
“He has the easiest job going.”
Adjective
On the point of death
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On the way towards
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Started
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In motion
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Restored to working order
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Fast-moving
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Showing resolute determination and strength of character
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Noun
The act of leaving or exiting a place or vicinity
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“His going was so sudden, so inexorable, that nothing that might follow seemed impossible.”
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The action or process of moving through or forward in time or place
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“Afternoon commuter traffic was headed out of downtown and the going was slow.”
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Conditions for advancing in any way
“When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”
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An act of someone or something ceasing to be visible
Noun
Death, or the departure from mortal life
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Land with regard to its physical features
Verb
Reaching a specified state or condition
“The vegetables will go bad if you leave it out on the counter for too long.”
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Present participle for to advance or proceed physically
“You can go when the light turns green.”
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Present participle for to depart or leave
“It's been great spending time here, but it's now time to go.”
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Present participle for to move or proceed across, over, or through
“Are you able to go the length of the wide wheat field without collapsing from exhaustion?”
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(of an an action or process) Present participle for to start or to begin
“You can go playing with your friends once you finish your homework.”
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Present participle for to be positioned over or along a certain course or in a certain direction
“We will be building a bridge that will go across the river.”
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Present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“So did everything go well?”
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Present participle for to proceed or turn out in a specified way
“I am confident that everything will go according to plan.”
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(go with) Present participle for to be consistent or in agreement with
“Jessie's account of what happened didn't go with surveillance footage.”
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(go with) Present participle for to be harmonious, complementary, or matching (with something or someone)
“We purchased pants in specific colors to go with our shirts.”
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Present participle for to die or cease living
“He closed his eyes, content with his life, knowing it was now time to go.”
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Present participle for to draw to a close
“This administration must go before things get worse for our economy.”
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Present participle for to be dismissed from one's employment
“Due to our worsening finances, some members of our staff will have to go.”
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Present participle for to be in the usual, or a proper, place
“The cutlery will go into the top drawer of the kitchen cabinet.”
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“The flexibility in my body is starting to go with age.”
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(of time) Present participle for to pass by
“Years would go as I waited for another special moment between him and myself.”
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Present participle for to give way or fall to pieces
“The building's structure is crumbling, and it will go at any second.”
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Present participle for to make a noise or sound
“We heard the school bell go and were overjoyed to be able to go home.”
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Present participle for to operate or function
“Are you able to fix my broken computer and get it to go again?”
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Present participle for to contribute to
“This act will go a long way towards changing attitudes on how people view this community.”
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Present participle for to be lost or stolen
“Several items from our apartment would go after the break-in.”
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(somewhat rare) Present participle for to gamble (money or something else of value) on the outcome of an event
“This game of poker requires that you go at least five dollars per round.”
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(regional Britain, chiefly Southern & Midland) Present participle for to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
“We didn't go to time it like this. It's just the way it's happened.”
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(rare, more often phrased as "go through") Present participle for to endure
“I can't go the smell of his body odor for much longer.”
Adverb
Along the way
Adverb
In operation
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