PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jěr'-ənd, IPA (key): /ˈdʒɛrənd/ or /-ʌnd/
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NounEdit

Singular
gerund

Plural
gerunds

  1. (grammar) The gerund form of a verb is the present participle form of the verb used as a subject or object.
    In the following examples, the gerund is underlined:
    Breaking the rules is bad.
    They love helping people.

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