Definition of beings in English Dictionary

  • NounBFbeing
    1. plural of being.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Thousands of workers are being axed at car plants across the UK as plummetting sales force production cutbacks.
        • "There wasn't," Alford protested, simple-heartedly. Then he recollected his sophistication to say: "Unless its being of that particular shade between brown and red was wrong."
        • Because of these difficulties, he added, “its outstanding gold reserves were being underrecognized by the market.”
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Being so lighthanded the vessel could not be properly managed and could carry but little sail, consequently her progress was but slow.
        • Being a dentist isn't so glamorous, but it pays the bills.
        • Being of an uneven temperent he was free with his disfavours.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I think I will ignore the problem for the time being.
        • It seems that these S-E-A-Values are all about what ethnologists call the Umwelt — the area of alarm around members of the brute creation, such as human beings.
        • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en being
      2. en brings
      3. en bings
      4. fr seings
      5. en boings
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of beings for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "beings" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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