What does playing mean?

Definitions for playing
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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. Nate Fish:

    We want guys to come over just to raise the level of playing and coaching in the country, if you can take 10 or 20 Division I college baseball players and you put them in the Premier League it would drastically impact the level of play. I'm not really worried about having too many of these guys.

  2. Mark Wu:

    As long as Silicon ValleyThe Communist Party exerts control over the financial system, key resources, and the internet, The Chinese government can always tilt the playing field in favor of domestic firms in strategic technology sectors.

  3. Thomas Holyoke:

    When consumers see what appears to be needless government waste, especially when it comes to as precious a resource as water, they immediately see the worst, this is the same distrust playing into the Trump and to some degree Bernie Sanders campaigns.

  4. Gareth Southgate:

    Although our team will be better in two years with more life experience, maybe the cards on injuries and things won't fall as kindly and we won't get this opportunity again, it's dangerous if I start to get carried away, but I'm proud of the way we're playing.

  5. Tim Clark:

    Maybe there's a tournament where I'm dead-last playing on Sunday and I might do something, but it's not really a move I want to do this year, but at some point, I'm going to have to do it because you don't want to come out cold turkey next year and start using a new putting technique.

Images & Illustrations of playing

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