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onerousness | ones | oneself | onethe | onetime | ongoing | onguent | oni | onion | onion bagel | onion bread




     The act of going forward; progress; (pl.) affairs; business; current events.  [1913 Webster]
    "The common ongoings of this our commonplace world, and everyday life."  [1913 Webster]
     Occurring at present; progressing; in progress; continuing; not past, completed, or future; as, an ongoing petition drive; an ongoing effort.  [PJC]


ongoing, adj.
1 continuing to exist or be operative etc.
2 that is or are in progress (ongoing discussions).

ongoingness n.



Brownian movement, accidental, accompanying, acting, active, ado, advance, advancement, advancing, afloat, afoot, ameliorative, anabasis, angular motion, ascending, ascent, at work, axial motion, backflowing, backing, backward motion, bettering, career, ceaseless, circumstantial, climbing, constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, course, current, descending, descent, developing, development, doing, downward motion, drift, driftage, ebbing, endless, eventuating, evolving, flight, flow, flux, forward, forward motion, forward-looking, forwardal, forwarding, functional, functioning, furtherance, furthering, go-ahead, going, going on, growing, growth, happening, headway, improving, in exercise, in force, in hand, in operation, in play, in practice, in process, in the wind, in the works, inaction, incidental, interminable, looking up, march, meliorative, mending, mounting, moving, oblique motion, occasional, occurring, on, on foot, on the fire, on the lift, on the mend, oncoming, onrush, onward, onward course, operating, operational, passage, passing, perpetual, persistent, plunging, prevailing, prevalent, proceeding, proficiency, progress, progressing, progression, progressive, progressiveness, promotion, radial motion, random motion, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regression, relentless, resultant, retrogression, rising, rolling, rolling on, run, running, rush, set, sideward motion, sinking, soaring, sternway, stream, subsiding, successive, taking place, traject, trajet, travel, trend, unbroken, under way, unending, unfolding, uninterrupted, upward motion, way, working




N noncompletion, nonfulfillment, shortcoming, incompleteness, drawn battle, drawn game, work of Penelope, nonperformance, inexecution, neglect, not completed, incomplete, uncompleted, unfinished, unaccomplished, unperformed, unexecuted, sketchy, addle, in progress, in hand, ongoing, going on, proceeding, on one's hands, on the anvil, in the fire, in the oven, parboiled, half-baked, re infecta.


N progress, progression, progressiveness, advancing, advance, advancement, ongoing, flood, tide, headway, march, rise, improvement, advancing, progressive, profluent, advanced, forward, onward, forth, on, ahead, under way, en route for, on one's way, on the way, on the road, on the high road, on the road to, in progress, in mid progress, in transitu, vestigia nulla retrorsum, westward the course of empire takes its way.

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