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fishing

 
Noun fishing has 2 senses
  1. fishing, sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
    --1 is a kind of outdoor sport, field sport
    --1 has particulars: angling; casting, cast
    Derived form: verb fish2
  2. fishing - the occupation of catching fish for a living
    --2 is a kind of
    commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
    Derived form: verb fish2
Verb fish has 2 senses
  1. fish, angle - seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
    --1 is one way to search, seek, look for
    Derived form: noun fish1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. fish - catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
    --2 is one way to
    catch, grab, take hold of
    Derived forms: noun fish2, noun fish1, noun fisher1, noun fishing2, noun fishing1, noun fishery1
    Sample sentences:
    The men fish the area for animals
    The men fish for animals in the area
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