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  Definition of being
  1. a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
  2. the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"
Similar Words: organism, beingness, existence

 

Hyponyms: benthos, heterotroph, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, plant, flora, plant life, conspecific, denizen, amphidiploid, diploid, haploid, heteroploid, polyploid, animalcule, animalculum, microorganism, aerobe, anaerobe, hybrid, crossbreed, cross, polymorph, relative, congener, congenator, plankton, nekton, parasite, host, commensal, myrmecophile, eukaryote, eucaryote, prokaryote, procaryote, zooid, clone, clon, atavist, throwback, mascot, mutant, mutation, variation, sport, sitter, stander, utterer, vocalizer, vocaliser, nonvascular organism, relict, saprophyte, saprophytic organism, saprobe, katharobe, actuality, eternity, timelessness, timeless existence, preexistence, coexistence, subsistence, presence, life, animation, living, aliveness, transcendence, transcendency, possibility, possibleness

 

Attributes: existent, existing, nonexistent

 

Derivational Morphology: be, live, exist

 

Anagrams: binge, Begin, begin

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: كائِن، مَخْلوق and وُجود   Danish: opstå and væsen  
Dutch: bestaan and wezen   Estonian: olemasolu and olend  
Finnish: olemassaolo and olento   French: créature and existence  
German: das Sein and das Wesen   Greek: πλάσμα and ύπαρξη  
Hungarian: lény and lét   Icelandic: tilvera and vera  
Indonesian: keberadaan, ada and makhluk   Italian: esistenza and essere  
Japanese: 生き物 and 存在   Korean: 생명체 and 존재  
Latvian: būtne and eksistence   Lithuanian: būtybė and egzistavimas  
Norwegian: tilværelse and vesen   Polish: istnienie and stwór  
Romanian: existenţă and fiinţă   Russian: (живое and существование  
Slovak: bytosť and vznik   Slovenian: bitje and bivanje, obstajanje  
Spanish: existencia and ser   Swedish: tillvaro, existens and varelse  
Turkish: varlik and yaratik  
 
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