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  1. be·ing
    IPA[ˈbēiNG]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. present participle of be

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: being, plural noun: beings

    • noun

      existence:

      being alive; living:

    • verb

      present participle of be
    • verb

      exist:

      be present:

    • auxiliary

      used with a present participle to form continuous tenses:

      used with a past participle to form the passive mood:

    • prefix字首

      (forming verbs) all over; all round:

      (forming verbs) thoroughly; excessively:

    • abbreviation

      Bachelor of Education.

      Bachelor of Engineering.

    • abbreviation

      Isaiah (in biblical references).

      Island(s).

    • verb

      second person singular past, plural past, and past subjunctive of be
    • verb

      past participle of be
    • abbreviation

      Iceland (international vehicle registration).
    • verb

      first person singular present of be
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