What does BEN mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ben(noun)

    a mountain or tall hill

    "they were climbing the ben"


  1. Ben(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Benjamin or, less often, of Benedict.

  2. Origin: بن and בן.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ben

    alt. of Ben nut

  2. Ben

    within; in; in or into the interior; toward the inner apartment

  3. Ben(adverb)

    the inner or principal room in a hut or house of two rooms; -- opposed to but, the outer apartment

  4. Ben

    an old form of the pl. indic. pr. of Be

  5. Ben(noun)

    a hoglike mammal of New Guinea (Porcula papuensis)


  1. Ben

    "Ben" is a song written by Don Black and composed by Walter Scharf for the 1972 film of the same name. It was performed in the film by Lee Montgomery and by Michael Jackson over the closing credits. Jackson's single, recorded for the Motown label in 1972, spent one week at the top of the U.S. pop chart. It also reached number-one on the Australian pop chart, spending eight weeks at the top spot. The song also later reached a peak of number seven on the British pop chart. "Ben" won a Golden Globe for Best Song. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1973, losing to "The Morning After" from The Poseidon Adventure; Jackson performed the song in front of a live audience at the ceremony. The song was Jackson's first #1 solo hit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ben

    ben, n. a mountain peak. [Gael. beann.]

  2. Ben

    ben, prep. and adv. in toward the inner apartment of a house.—n. the inner apartment of a house, as opposed to the But or kitchen through which one must generally pass first.—To be far ben with one, to be on terms of great intimacy or friendship with; To live but and ben, to live respectively in these rooms, in close neighbourhood with any one. [M. E. binne—A.S. binnan, within.]

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  3. BEN

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BEN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3325

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BEN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1969

Anagrams for BEN »

  1. EbN

  2. neb, Neb.

  3. NbE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BEN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BEN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Spider-Man:

    Uncle Ben With great power, comes great responsibility.

  2. Deane Jordan:

    Although rumors persist to the contrary, there were no deaths while making the movie Ben Hur.

  3. Bridget Miller:

    Ben Carson is pro-life ; Ben Carson's pro-gun ; Ben Carson's saved baby's lives. Ben Carson speaks to a lot of our values here.

  4. Robert Collier:

    Ben Carson got through Ben Carson day trying not to be noticed, i remember Ben Carson having a pocket saver. Ben Carson had thick glasses. Ben Carson was skinny and unremarkable.

  5. Doug Watts:

    Ben Carson is Ben Carson and Ben Carson does leave Ben Carson campaign up to us and Ben Carson is really very compliant and trusting of us, sometimes we don't meet up to the standard.

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