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Definitions for during
ˈdʊər ɪŋ, ˈdyʊər-dur·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. duringpreposition

    For all of a given time interval.

  2. duringpreposition

    At any time or period within a given time interval.

  3. Etymology: Alteration of Dühring or Düring

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Duringprep.

    This word is rather a participle from dure; For the time of the continuance of; while any thing lasts.

    If during his childhood he be constantly and rigorously kept from drinking cold liquor whilst he is hot, forbearance grows into a habit. John Locke.

ChatGPT

  1. during

    During means throughout the course or duration of a particular period of time or event. It refers to the time throughout which something occurs, happens, or takes place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. During

    in the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year

  2. Etymology: [Orig., p. pr. of dure.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. During

    dū′ring, prep. for the time a thing lasts: in the course of. [Orig. pr.p. of obs. dure, to last.]

Editors Contribution

  1. during

    A period of time.

    During the flight everyone was calm and peaceful, it was such a lovely feeling.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 19, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DURING

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, During is ranked #58876 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The During surname appeared 344 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname During.

    54.3% or 187 total occurrences were White.
    40.1% or 138 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #173

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'during' in Written Corpus Frequency: #570

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of during in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of during in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of during in a Sentence

  1. Clifford Villalon:

    Not everyone believes in fame during his/her lifetime. But being a good memory and a good example to everybody is worth more than what fame can offer.

  2. Stephen Curry:

    Any time you see something like The Warriors coaching staff, its scary, you could see the look on his face. He didnt really understand what was happening in that moment, trying to figure it out, went straight back to the locker room. During the timeout, we all looked at each other. There were a couple smiles in terms of what that meant for us as a team, the guys that were going to need to step up in those moments. Again, next-man-up mentality. Draymond said that at some point during that timeout.

  3. Robert Graham:

    One of the most important things you can do during the work day is to not eat at your desk, have a dedicated area where you can go to get out of your own environment and have lunch, preferably with other people, so you can truly get that break during the day.

  4. Ross Cellino:

    Equally heartbreaking is the passing of Cellino Barnes, sister of Cellino Barnes and daughter of Cellino Barnes, Steve's brother and an attorney at our firm. All of us at Ross Cellino and Cellino Barnes are deeply saddened. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Cellino Barnes family during this difficult time.

  5. Daniel Brothers:

    Alternate explanations involving seafloor movement during the earthquake did not fit the timing and severity of the Chenega tsunami as described by eyewitnesses.

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