Be: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Antonyms Hypernym Verb Group
be 10742 Have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) John is rich, This is not a good answer Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 3019 Be identical to; be someone or something The president of the company is John Smith, This is my house Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 901 Occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Where is my umbrella?, The toolshed is in the back, What is behind this behavior? Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 701 Have an existence, be extant Is there a God? Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 698 Happen, occur, take place “I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents’ house”, There were two hundred people at his funeral, There was a lot of noise in the kitchen Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 270 Be identical or equivalent to One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days! Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 189 Form or compose This money is my only income, The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance, These constitute my entire belonging, The children made up the chorus, This sum represents my entire income for a year, These few men comprise his entire army Verb No Data No Data No Data
exist 100 Have an existence, be extant Is there a God? Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 86 Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function He is a herpetologist, She is our resident philosopher Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 58 Represent, as of a character on stage Derek Jacobi was Hamlet Verb No Data typify No Data
cost 35 Be priced at These shoes cost $100 Verb No Data be No Data
constitute 31 Form or compose This money is my only income, The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance, These constitute my entire belonging, The children made up the chorus, This sum represents my entire income for a year, These few men comprise his entire army Verb No Data No Data No Data
make up 19 Form or compose This money is my only income, The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance, These constitute my entire belonging, The children made up the chorus, This sum represents my entire income for a year, These few men comprise his entire army Verb No Data No Data No Data
live 14 Have life, be alive Our great leader is no more, My grandfather lived until the end of war Verb No Data No Data Survive
equal 13 Be identical or equivalent to One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days! Verb differ No Data No Data
represent 5 Form or compose This money is my only income, The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance, These constitute my entire belonging, The children made up the chorus, This sum represents my entire income for a year, These few men comprise his entire army Verb No Data No Data No Data
embody 3 Represent, as of a character on stage Derek Jacobi was Hamlet Verb No Data typify No Data
be 2 Spend or use time I may be an hour Verb No Data take No Data
personify 2 Represent, as of a character on stage Derek Jacobi was Hamlet Verb No Data typify No Data
be 1 Have life, be alive Our great leader is no more, My grandfather lived until the end of war Verb No Data No Data Survive
beryllium 1 A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element No Data Noun No Data metallic element No Data
comprise 1 Form or compose This money is my only income, The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance, These constitute my entire belonging, The children made up the chorus, This sum represents my entire income for a year, These few men comprise his entire army Verb No Data No Data No Data
follow 0 Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function He is a herpetologist, She is our resident philosopher Verb No Data No Data No Data
be 0 A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element No Data Noun No Data metallic element No Data
atomic number 4 0 A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element No Data Noun No Data metallic element No Data
be 0 To remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted — used only in infinitive form let her be Verb No Data stay No Data
glucinium 0 A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element No Data Noun No Data metallic element No Data
be 0 Be priced at These shoes cost $100 Verb No Data be No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Be" have?

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The word "Be" has 28 meanings. The most frequent meaning is be.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Be"?

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The word "Be" has 204 hyponyms which are: embody, typify, abound, accept, account, account for, act, answer, appear, bake, balance, be well, beat, begin, belong, breathe, buy, clean, cohere, come in for, come in handy, compact, compare, confuse, connect, consist, contain, continue, cost, count, cover, cut, cut across, deck, depend, deserve, disagree, distribute, diverge, draw, end, fall, feel, figure, fit, gape, go, gravitate, hail, hang, head, hold, hoodoo, hum, impend, incarnate, iridesce, jumble, kill, lend, let go, lie, litter, loiter, look, lubricate, make, make sense, measure, mope, object, osculate, owe, pay, point, press, promise, prove, put out, rage, range, rank, rate, recognize, relate, remain, represent, rest, retard, run, run into, rut, seem, seethe, sell, shine, sparkle, specify, squat, stagnate, stand, stand by, stay, stick, stink, subtend, suck, suffer, suit, swim, swing, tend, test, total, translate, transplant, trim, underlie, want, wash, wind, work, be, alkali metal, alkaline earth, aluminum, americium, antimony, barium, base metal, berkelium, beryllium, bismuth, cadmium, calcium, californium, cerium, cesium, chromium, cobalt, copper, curium, dysprosium, einsteinium, erbium, europium, fermium, francium, gadolinium, gallium, hafnium, heavy metal, holmium, indium, iridium, iron, lanthanum, lead, lithium, lutetium, magnesium, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, neodymium, neptunium, nickel, niobium, noble metal, osmium, palladium, polonium, potassium, praseodymium, promethium, protactinium, radium, rhenium, rhodium, rubidium, ruthenium, samarium, scandium, sodium, strontium, tantalum, technetium, terbium, thallium, thorium, thulium, tin, titanium, tungsten, uranium, vanadium, ytterbium, yttrium, zinc, zirconium, keep, keep out, sit tight, stick together.

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Is the word "Be" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Be" has a maximum frequency of 10742.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Be"?

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The word "Be" has no synonyms.

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