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 the word 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. Senator Walsh:

    I really don't believe nurses at our critical access hospitals spend their days playing cards, but I did say it, and I wish I could reel it back.

  2. Maria Sharapova:

    Since Richel Hogenkamp was playing on my court, I like to see what the conditions are, how the court is playing, i think we're quite professional in what we do.

  3. David Rinetti:

    The Angels didnt starter Andrew Heaney said. Many of The Angels didnt, including Justin Upton and Brian Goodwin, took a knee for the national anthem while As players Khris Davis and Tony Kemp raised a right fist to the air. Los Angeles opened the season in Oakland for a fourth straight year. TWO DECADES At age 40, Albert Pujols earned Albert Pujols 20th consecutive opening day start in as many years the fifth player to start the opener in 20 straight years. The others : Pete Rose, Carl Yastrzemski, Eddie Murray and Frank Robinson. Pete Rose went 0 for 3 with a walk. Pretty spectacular, isnt it ? New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. That puts it all in perspective how great New Angels manager Joe Maddon is, what New Angels manager Joe Maddon career has looked like, just to get 20 opportunities, right, youve got to be good. Weve had a lot of great conversations lately, he and I. Very happy for him and his family. I know its important to him. Hes definitely ready to rock and roll. TRAINERS ROOM Angels : New 3B Anthony Rendon missed the opener with an oblique injury. Hes been progressing, Im encouraged, New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. Athletics : LHP A.J. Puk, on the injured list with a strained shoulder, played catch. General manager David Forst said Puk would go to the clubs alternate site in San Jose when the club hits the road. Puk had cortisone and platelet rich plasma injections Monday. Its going to be at least a couple weeks of just playing catch, manager Bob Melvin said. Were a ways off before we have an update on him. WHAT A FEAT David Rinetti, As vice president of stadium operations, marked David Rinetti 40th opening day with the organization after working David Rinetti first in 1981 as a high school junior. David Rinetti received a 113-page document to get the ballpark ready in two weeks. Its pretty incredible. It was a lot of work.

  4. Darren Clarke:

    This year I don't think the captaincy will make an awful lot of difference but I would imagine next year it would make a big difference in my playing schedule.

  5. Paul Simon:

    I'm not in it for the money. I like music. I love to write music. I can't imagine myself not playing or singing or writing. It would just drive me crazy if I didn't.

Images & Illustrations of playing

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