What does Playing mean?

Definitions for Playing
Play·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Playing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. playing(noun)

    the act of playing a musical instrument

  2. playing(noun)

    the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

  3. acting, playing, playacting, performing(noun)

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

Wiktionary

  1. playing(Noun)

    An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playing

    of Play

  2. Playing

    a. & vb. n. of Play

Editors Contribution

  1. playing

    Verb form of play.

    The children are playing in the garden.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Playing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1054

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Playing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #768

How to pronounce Playing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Playing in sign language?

  1. playing

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Playing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Playing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Playing in a Sentence

  1. Brandt Snedeker:

    There's just so much that can happen on that back nine, it's tough to stay in the present. You can hear it, you can see it, more than any place we play all year. That's probably why there's a lot of movement on the back nine, because you start playing differently when you hear something in front of you.

  2. De Minaur:

    I've been playing great tennis and felt like if I could keep it all together, the good results will come, i don't think I could start the American hardcourt season any better than this.

  3. Chief Executive Howard Schultz:

    Starbucks is playing the long game.

  4. Rory McIlroy:

    I guess after coming off a three-week break, I felt, I wouldn't say rusty, but just not quite on top of my game yesterday, and then today I felt like I was trying to get something going and couldn't. Coming off three weeks off and playing in conditions like these, it sort of shows you where your game's at. I've just got to regroup and get ready for Miami next week.

  5. John Krasinski:

    [Director Rob Marshall] just turned to the window, cued the song, the orchestra started playing, and Emily started singing, and I just immediately wept, it was really wild. It was like finding out that your wife can levitate.

Images & Illustrations of Playing

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