What does begging mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancy(noun)

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begging

    of Beg

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  1. Begging

    Begging is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation. Beggars may be found in public places such as transport routes, urban parks, and near busy markets. Besides money, they may also ask for cigarettes or other small items. According to a study in the journal of the Canadian Medical Association, " [of beggars] stated that they would prefer a minimum-wage job, typically citing a desire for a 'steady income' or 'getting off the street.' However, many felt they could not handle conventional jobs because of mental illness, physical disability or lack of skills."

How to pronounce begging?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say begging in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of begging in a Sentence

  1. Jane Barter:

    No one knows that at home, in the middle of the night when my family is sleeping, that I ’m up and I ’m dry heaving and I ’m crying and I ’m begging and I ’m just online investigating this whole thing Jane Barter.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Given the demands of the job and the bubble, I can't come here and just go upcountry and visit for a week and meet everybody, and that's partly what I had to explain, begging for forgiveness that once I'm a private citizen, I'll have more freedom to reconnect.

  3. Elijah Cummings:

    But the American people are begging us for more than thoughts and prayers, they want an answer, and guess what ? They want it now, because they know that this is a critical moment in our history.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A person who claims to be apologizing to the people by employing multiple times the word 'I' in own write-up or on social media post is actually not begging SORRY, but just bragging about own growth and success STORY.

  5. Roxana Maracineanu:

    Many people are begging me to keep the Tour even behind closed doors, i hope it will take place but I am not sure. We do not know what the epidemic will be like after lockdown.

Images & Illustrations of begging

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