What does began mean?

Definitions for began
bɪˈgænbe·gan

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Began

    of Begin

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Began

    bē-gan′, pa.t. of Begin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'began' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #334

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'began' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2413

How to pronounce began?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say began in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of began in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of began in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of began in a Sentence

  1. Mark Wills:

    When the [ tin ] price dropped in the late 1980s, there was no longer a profit in selling it wholesale. So we gradually renovated some old machinery on-site and began selling it ourselves.

  2. Tom Fitton:

    This material shows that the IRS‘ cover-up began years ago, we now have smoking-gun proof that top officials in the Obama IRS unlawfully harassed taxpayers just to keep them from complaining to Congress about IRS‘ targeting and abuse. No wonder the Obama IRS has had such little interest in preserving or finding Lois Lerner’s emails.

  3. Orrin Hatch:

    My good wife began to work on me, saying, 'You know what, you've got an obligation to run.' I said, 'Why's that?' she said, 'Well, you could do more for Utah and you could do more for our country. If you're the senator, given all the work you've done in the Republican Party, all the people you've campaigned with, all the people that you've helped, you'll be able to let Utah to keep punching above its weight. So, you need to get into this,'.

  4. Jean Cocteau:

    Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.

  5. Nirmal Purja:

    I want to inspire generations to come, people were making jokes (before the attempt began).

Images & Illustrations of began

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