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doing meaning

EN[ˈduːɪŋ] [dɔɪŋ]
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    Definition of doing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdoingsSUF-ing
    1. A deed or action, especially when somebody is held responsible for it.
      1. This is his doing. (= "He did it.")
  • Verb
    1. present participle of do.
    2. Interjection
      1. The sound made by an elastic object when struck by or striking a hard object.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • He paddled hard, doing a broken-handed breaststroke, kicking for his life despite the damage in his knees.
          • The teacher hauled him over the coals for not doing his homework.
          • thought he could get away with not doing any work."
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Doing the opponents an obvious favor, the football coach decided to call off the dogs early after his team was up 56-0.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I can sightread really simple music, but hard pieces need a lot of practice so I don't have to stop and figure out what I'm doing.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Interjections
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en doings
            2. en doing in
            3. en doing it
            4. en doing up
            5. en doingness
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of doing for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "doing" is an interjection. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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