Definitions for BEGbɛg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beg, implore, pray(verb)

    call upon in supplication; entreat

    "I beg you to stop!"

  2. solicit, beg, tap(verb)

    make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

    "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"

  3. beg(verb)

    ask to obtain free

    "beg money and food"

  4. beg(verb)

    dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

    "beg the question"; "beg the point in the discussion"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beg(noun)

    a title of honor in Turkey and in some other parts of the East; a bey

  2. Beg(verb)

    to ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for; to beseech

  3. Beg(verb)

    to ask for as a charity, esp. to ask for habitually or from house to house

  4. Beg(verb)

    to make petition to; to entreat; as, to beg a person to grant a favor

  5. Beg(verb)

    to take for granted; to assume without proof

  6. Beg(verb)

    to ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for

  7. Beg(verb)

    to ask alms or charity, especially to ask habitually by the wayside or from house to house; to live by asking alms

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BEG' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3066

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BEG' in Verbs Frequency: #734

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    To give in order to receive is not to give, but to beg.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    He who knows how to beg can always leave his money at home.

  4. Jason DeBruin, The poem "Temporary Shame":

    Let me beg for your mercy if I have failed to earn your respect.

  5. Martese Johnson:

    I beg for you guys to please respect everyone here, we really are one community.

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