DICTIONARY


Definition of BEING

noun : BEING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently ;

verb : BEING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house" ;

  • 3. (

    ) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?" ;

  • 4. (

    ) have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?" ;

  • 5. (

    ) happen, occur, take place; "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!" ;

  • 7. (

    ) form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army" ;

  • 8. (

    ) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher" ;

  • 10. (

    ) spend or use time; "I may be an hour" ;

  • 11. (

    ) have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war" ;

  • 12. (

    ) to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted ;

  • 13. (

    ) be priced at; "These shoes cost $100" ;


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