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Synonyms for fishing
ˈfɪʃ ɪŋfish·ing

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  1. fishingnoun

    fishery, sportfishing

  2. fishingnoun

    Of, or pertaining to fishing.

    a good day's fishing

    sportfishing, fishery

  3. fishingnoun

    The business of catching fish in large quantities for sale.

    the fishing industry

    fishery, sportfishing

  4. fishingnoun

    A place for catching fish.

    sportfishing, fishery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fishing, sportfishingnoun

    the act of someone who fishes as a diversion


  2. fishingnoun

    the occupation of catching fish for a living


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  1. fishingnoun

    angling, trawling, trolling, whiffing, spillet fishing, bultow fishing

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  1. Carl Schuster:

    The Maritime Militia don't fish, the People have automatic weapons aboard and reinforced hulls, making The People very dangerous at close range. Also, The People have a top speed of around 18-22 knots, making The People faster than 90 % of the world's fishing boats.

  2. Tiffany Adrain:

    I think people are finding stuff all the time maybe they are out canoeing or fishing on a bank. Farmers, in particular, on the land can spot things pretty easily.

  3. James Sulikowski:

    Makos are a very hot topic and high priority species now, because the population is on the decline. There ... is a petition to see if makos should be listed as a threatened or endangered species in U.S. waters, our work is helping understand and mitigate interactions with pelagic longline fishing gear.

  4. Isabel Hilton:

    Whether you're using fishing boats or civilian drones, it doesn't look as though this is official policy. It doesn't look like direct military harassment in the way that the incursion of a warplane does. And so it's a deniable provocation.

  5. Valentino Tumakirewe:

    I do a bit of fishing, grow some crops and drink palm wine most days, but not much else.

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