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 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. Judy Murray:

    If you're there with your children and you want to go and watch your partner playing, you need to know that your children are safe, it's not every player that has the money to employ an entourage of nannies -- the top ones can, but not the next level, so it's very important.

  2. Teo Yoo:

    For them, it's like me playing Jesus.

  3. Roman Penn:

    Honestly, (a loss) was kind of bound to come, we weren’t playing too good and we were getting down early. It’s one loss. It’s hard to go undefeated. It was super fun to go through this whole process, but we just didn’t come ready to play.

  4. Brooks Koepka:

    These last few years have been unbelievable. It's been an incredible run, every time I come second I'm learning something, watching the guy who wins if I'm playing with him, or trying to figure out how I handle shots under pressure.

  5. Martha Miele:

    I ca n’t stop him from playing ninja turtles. I ca n’t stop him from doing these things and I don’t think it would be healthy to do so.

Images & Illustrations of playing

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playing#1#1628#10000

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