- past participle of go
- Alternative spelling of gon or gon’: short for gonna, going to.
- Away, having left.
- (figurative) No longer part of the present situation.
- No longer existing, having passed.
- Used up.
- (colloquial) Intoxicated to the point of being unaware of one’s surroundings.
- (colloquial) Excellent; wonderful.
- (archaic) Ago (used post-positionally).
- (US) Weak; faint; feeling a sense of goneness.
- Of an arrow: wide of the mark.
- Are they gone already?
- Don’t both trying to understand what Grandma says, she’s gone.
- He won’t be going out with us tonight. Now that he’s engaged, he’s gone.
- Have you seen their revenue numbers? They’re gone.
- The days of my youth are gone.
- I’m afraid all the coffee’s gone at the moment.
- Dude, look at Jack. He’s completely gone.
- He’s totally gone on her.
- Six nights gone, your brother fell upon my uncle Stafford, encamped with his host at a village called Oxcross not three days ride from Casterly Rock.
- (Britain, informal) Past, after, later than (a time).
- You’d better hurry up, it’s gone four o’clock.
- present participle of go
- (in combination) Attending or visiting (a stated event, place, etc.) habitually or regularly.
- theatre-going, church-going, movie-going
- A departure.
- The suitability of ground for riding, walking etc.
- (figurative) Conditions for advancing in any way.
- (obsolete) pregnancy; gestation; childbearing
- (in the plural) Course of life; behaviour; doings; ways.
- (in the phrase “the going of”) The whereabouts (of something).
- Thy going is not lonely, with thee goes thy Husband
- The going was very difficult over the ice.
- We made good going for a while, but then we came to the price.
- Not only were the streets not paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.
- His eyes are upon the ways of man, and he seeth all his goings.
- I can’t find my sunglasses; you haven’t seen the going of them, have you?
- Likely to continue; viable.
- Current, prevailing.
- (especially after a noun phrase with a superlative) Available.
- He didn’t want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn’t look like a going concern.
- The going rate for manual snow-shoveling is $25 an hour.
- He has the easiest job going.
- Craig: Did you look at Tudor life? did you do a lot of studying about that?
- Natalie: Yeah, I was really geeky about it, I read every single book that was going.