Definition for being

noun as in existence

noun as in essential nature

noun as in animate object

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In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.

Why, some might be asking, am I being so harsh on their work so soon after they died?

“Having been a legislator and a mayor, I particularly enjoy being a chief executive,” he said.

However, more than 20 players on the ballot this year were probably worthy of being enshrined in Cooperstown.

“I do not support gay marriages being recognized in Florida,” he wrote Andrew Walther of Sanford.

He remembered something—the cherished pose of being a man plunged fathoms-deep in business.

Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.

The people here retained the same paganism and barbarity, only they were not so dangerous, being conquered by the Muscovites.

And having an enormous appetite he was fortunate in being expert at finding angleworms.

Judge or sheriff, it was all one to them, each being equally terrible in their eyes.


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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to being, such as: actuality, animation, journey, life, living, and presence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.