being

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbiːɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbiɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bēing)

From the verb be: (⇒ conjugate)
being is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

being
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Sense: Noun: existence
Synonyms:
existence , mortality, living , life , presence , actuality, animation, reality , matter
Sense: Noun: essential part
Synonyms:
heart , nature , soul , essence , quintessence, marrow , body , innermost being
Sense: Noun: living thing
Synonyms:
individual , human , human being, person , organism, creature , animal , living thing, life form, living creature


be
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: exist
Synonyms:
exist , live , be alive, breathe , have life, draw breath, be living
Antonyms:
die , depart , pass away, disappear , vanish , cease to exist, cease to be
Sense: Verb: be located
Synonyms:
be located, be situated , be positioned, be placed, be found, occupy a position
Sense: Verb: stay
Synonyms:
stay , remain , stick around, hang around, wait , linger, persist, go on, continue , abide (literary)
Sense: Verb: happen
Synonyms:
happen , take place, occur , go down (slang), come to pass, come to be, transpire, go on, pass , fall , arise
Antonyms:
stop , finish , end , cease , cannot be, will not be, be over
Sense: Verb: equal
Synonyms:
equal , total , make , amount to, come to, add up to, equate to, tally with, match , be the same as, be equivalent to
Antonyms:
not equal, can't equal, differ , be different than, not be equal, be less than, be more than, be greater than, be under, be over
Sense: Verb: cost
Synonyms:
cost , sell for, go for (informal), be priced at, be valued at, be sold for, be worth, bring , fetch , have a price of
Sense: Verb: rank
Synonyms:
rank , be ranked, place , be placed, stand , grade , be graded, rate , be rated
Sense: Verb: behave
Synonyms:
behave , act , come across as, act toward, act towards, treat

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