gerund-participle

See also present participle. While the two have different historical origins, in Modern English their meanings are identical.

NounEdit

Singular
gerund-participle

Plural
gerund-participles

  1. (countable) A gerund-participle is a verb form that ends in -ing.
    In the following examples, the gerund-participle is underlined:
    Breaking the rules is bad.
    They are helping her.

Related wordsEdit