What does playing mean?

Definitions for playing
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. playingnoun

    the act of playing a musical instrument

  2. playingnoun

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

  3. acting, playing, playacting, performingnoun

    the performance of a part or role in a drama

Wiktionary

  1. playingnoun

    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. playingverb

    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

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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. Calgary Flames:

    They seemed hungrier than us. Seemed like they wanted it more than us, no one is happy with the way we played in the first couple periods. (Smith) bailed us out too many times to count. Hes been playing great and weve got to do a better job in front of him.

  2. Marcus Plescia:

    If there's issues with funding and any of those areas of progress start to fall off, we're going to be right back to the situation where we're playing catch-up and don't have enough.

  3. Roger McGuinn:

    But in my imagination this whole thing developed and I started mixing up old folk songs with the Beatles beat and taking them down to Greenwich Village and playing them for the people there.

  4. Alexandra Bell:

    China isn't even in the same ballpark, they're not even playing the same game.

  5. Michelle Obama:

    I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves, and I watch my daughters - two beautiful, intelligent, black young women – playing with their dogs on the White House lawn.

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