Etymology
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going (n.)

"a moving" in any way, c. 1300, verbal noun from go (v.). The Old English verbal noun was gang "a going, journey; passage, course" (see gang (n.)). Meaning "condition of a road or route for travel" is from 1848, American English; hence to go while the going is good (1907). Going to "be about to" is from late 15c. Goings-on "(questionable) proceedings" attested from 1775.

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Definitions of going
1
going (n.)
the act of departing;
Synonyms: departure / going away / leaving
going (n.)
euphemistic expressions for death;
going (n.)
advancing toward a goal;
persuading him was easy going
Synonyms: sledding
2
going (adj.)
in full operation;
a going concern
From wordnet.princeton.edu