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Definition of -ING

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  1. Used to form gerunds, a type of verbal nouns, from verbs.
  2. Used to form uncountable nouns from various parts of speech denoting materials or systems of objects considered collectively.
  3. Used to form nouns of the action or the procedure of a verb; usually identical with meaning 1. in the English language or expressed with -tion instead
  4. Used to form present participles of verbs.
  5. Forming derivative nouns (originally masculine), with the sense ‘son of, belonging to’, as patronymics or diminutives.
  6. Having a specifed quality, characteristic, or nature; of the kind of

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Google previewExplaining the Reasons We Share (2014)

Explanation and Expression in Ethics by Mark Schroeder

The account that gets this part roughly correct says: Subsumption #2: R is an agent-relational reason for X to do A ≡def ∃s ∃b s is an agent-neutral reason to do b & A-ing is a way for X to do b & R is an essential part of the explanation why ...

Google previewAn Essay on Divine Authority (2002)

by Mark C. Murphy

(Or: If A is a created rational being and 0-ing is an action not otherwise excluded, then God's command that A (f) constitutively actualizes a decisive reason for A to 0.) ...

Google previewThe Cultural Politics of Fur (1997)

by Julia Emberley

3" Vogue-ing is a spin- off from giving SHADE, which is a takeoff from READING. Reading and giving shade involve f1nding a flaw in your ...

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If you like a story that's totally different and won't know which way it's going... where it's go ing to end up and which way it's going to take you, then I think my work fits the bill. (Rob Walton)
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