Definitions for beingˈbi ɪŋ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the fact of existing; existence.
conscious, mortal existence; life.
essential substance or nature:
the very core of my being.
something that exists:
a living thing.
a human being; person.
Philos. absolute existence in a complete or perfect state; essence.
(conj.)Chiefly Dial. since; because; considering that (often fol. by as, as how, or that).
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of being:
being, beingness, existence(noun)
the state or fact of existing
"a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"
a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a living creature
human beings; a being from outer space
to start to exist
The club first came into being in the 1880s.
A living creature.
The state or fact of existence, consciousness, or life, or something in such a state.
That which has actuality (materially or in concept).
One's basic nature, or the qualities thereof; essence or personality.
Given that; since.
Origin: Originated 1250–1300 from Middle English being; see be + -ing.
existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence
that which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings
lifetime; mortal existence
an abode; a cottage
since; inasmuch as
Translations for being
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
When did the Roman Empire come into being?
- existênciaPortuguese (BR)
- das (Da-)SeinGerman
- ύπαρξη, δημιουργίαGreek
- وجود؛ هستیFarsi
- keberadaan, adaIndonesian
- eksistence; esamībaLatvian
- tilværelse, det å være/bli tilNorwegian
- وجود؛ هستیPersian
- existenţă, naştere, fiinţăRomanian
- bivanje, obstajanjeSlovenian
- tillvaro, existensSwedish
- 存在Chinese (Trad.)
- буття, існуванняUkrainian
- موجود ہوناUrdu
- sự tồn tạiVietnamese
- 存在Chinese (Simp.)
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