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Being - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Being' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Being [ adv.]
- Since; inasmuch as.
2 . Being [ n.]
- Existence, as opposed to nonexistence; state or sphere of existence.
- That which exists in any form, whether it be material or spiritual, actual or ideal; living existence, as distinguished from a thing without life; as, a human being; spiritual beings.
- Lifetime; mortal existence.
- An abode; a cottage.
3 . Being [ p. pr.]
- Existing.
4 . Being [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
- of Be

Meaning of 'Being' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . being [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the state or fact of existing
Example in sentence:
  • a point of view gradually coming into being;
  • he appeared on the face of the earth one day;
  • laws in existence for centuries

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