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Synonyms for being
ˈbi ɪŋbe·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beingnoun

    Synonyms:
    essence, nature, substance

    Antonyms:
    attribute, attribute, property, quality

Princeton's WordNet

  1. being, beingness, existencenoun

    the state or fact of existing

    "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"

    Synonyms:
    organism, existence, macrocosm, creation, world, beingness, cosmos, universe

    Antonyms:
    nonbeing

  2. organism, beingnoun

    a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

    Synonyms:
    organism, existence, beingness

    Antonyms:
    nonbeing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. being

    Synonyms:
    existence, subsistence

  2. being

    Synonyms:
    creature, substance, thing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beingnoun

    Synonyms:
    existence, entity

    Antonyms:
    nonexistence, nonentity

    Associated words:
    ontology, metaphysics, ontological, ontologist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "being":

    ongoing, underway

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#119world
#277being
#1002nature
#2710creation
#3484universe
#4164ongoing
#4308substance
#4375existence
#7805essence
#11742underway
#11968organism
#14040cosmos
#144612macrocosm
#274901beingness

How to use being in a sentence?

  1. Hazlitt:

    Man is an intellectual animal, therefore an everlasting contradiction to himself. His senses centre in himself, his ideas reach to the ends of the universe; so that he is torn in pieces between the two without the possibility of its ever being otherwise. A mere physical being or a pure spirit can alone be satisfied with itself.

  2. Kelli Stargel:

    This legislation makes certain that our limited taxpayer dollars are not being used to support organizations that provide elective abortions.

  3. Alden Meyer:

    The tenor of the debate in the U.S. is being noticed, and to the extent that these deniers had some role in creating that dynamic within the Republican electorate, they’ve certainly had an impact.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I don't blame China, after all, who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for benefit of their citizens ? I give China great credit.

  5. Shannon McGregor:

    No one was making claims of it being an illegal in-kind contribution in 2016 when there were actual staffers working side-by-side in the President Donald Trump campaign offices.


Translations for being

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  • كائِن, مَخْلوق, وُجود, يجريArabic
  • барлыҡ, йәшәйешBashkir
  • істо́та, быццё, стварэ́нне, існава́ннеBelarusian
  • битие, същество̀, създа̀ние, съществу̀ване, тварBulgarian
  • ésserCatalan, Valencian
  • tvor, bytí, bytost, existence, životCzech
  • opstå, væsenDanish
  • Wesen, Geschöpf, Sein, DaseinGerman
  • ύπαρξη, πλάσμαGreek
  • estaĵo, estulo, estoEsperanto
  • criatura, existencia, serSpanish
  • olend, olemasoluEstonian
  • وجودPersian
  • olento, olemassaoloFinnish
  • existence, créature, êtreFrench
  • neach, dúil, beithIrish
  • beaysManx
  • בריה, יצור, ישותHebrew
  • किया जा रहा हैHindi
  • lény, létHungarian
  • էակ, գոյությունArmenian
  • ada, makhluk, keberadaanIndonesian
  • vera, tilveraIcelandic
  • essere, creatura, esistenzaItalian
  • להיותHebrew
  • 生物, 存在, 生き物, であることJapanese
  • ភាវៈរស់Khmer
  • ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವKannada
  • 存在, 존재, 생명체Korean
  • animate, creatura, natura, vita, animatum, res, ens, ortus, caput, vis, essentia, salusLatin
  • egzistavimas, būtybėLithuanian
  • radījums, eksistence, esamība, būtneLatvian
  • битие, постоење, суштествоMacedonian
  • wezen, bestaanDutch
  • det å være, bli til, vesen, tilværelse, å væreNorwegian
  • istota, istnienie, bycie, stwórPolish
  • criatura, ser, existênciaPortuguese
  • făptură, existență, ființă, creatură, naștereRomanian
  • тварь, созда́ние, бытие́, ([[живой, творе́ние, существова́ниеRussian
  • створ, створење, stvor, stvorenje, биће, bićeSerbo-Croatian
  • vznik, bytosť, bytie, tvor, stvorenieSlovak
  • bitje, bivanje, obstajanje, stvorSlovene
  • varelse, väsen, existens, tillvaroSwedish
  • இருப்பதுTamil
  • yaratık, varlıkTurkish
  • істо́та, тварь, ство́ріння, існува́ння, твари́на, буття́Ukrainian
  • کیا جا رہا ہےUrdu
  • sinh vật, 生物Vietnamese
  • jijafäb, hijafäb, dabin, jafäbVolapük
  • 存在Chinese

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