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GERUND

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gerund mean? 

GERUND (noun)
  The noun GERUND has 1 sense:

1. a noun formed from a verb (such as the '-ing' form of an English verb when used as a noun)

  Familiarity information: GERUND used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GERUND (noun)


Sense 1gerund [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A noun formed from a verb (such as the '-ing' form of an English verb when used as a noun)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("gerund" is a kind of...):

deverbal noun; verbal noun (a noun that is derived from a verb)


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