HyperDic: fishing

English > 2 senses of the word fishing:
NOUNactfishing, sportfishingthe act of someone who fishes as a diversion
actfishingthe occupation of catching fish for a living
fishing > pronunciation
Soundsfih'shihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fishing: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of someone who fishes as a diversion.
Synonymsportfishing
Category ofbite(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
Narroweranglingfishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
casting, castThe act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
Broaderoutdoor sport, field sportA sport that is played outdoors
Spanishpesca
Catalanpesca
Verbsfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish
English > fishing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe occupation of catching fish for a living.
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Spanishpesca
Catalanpesca
Adjectivespiscatorial, piscatoryrelating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing / fishing
Verbsfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish

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