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Synonyms for be
bi; unstressed bi, bɪbe

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. be

    Synonyms:
    be certain, be real, be the fact, be true, exist

    Antonyms:
    appear, have the appearance, have the semblance, look, seem

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beryllium, Be, glucinium, atomic number 4verb

    a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element

    Synonyms:
    glucinium, atomic number 4, beryllium

  2. beverb

    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

    "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  3. beverb

    be identical to; be someone or something

    "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  4. beverb

    occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

    "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  5. exist, beverb

    have an existence, be extant

    "Is there a God?"

    Synonyms:
    embody, subsist, comprise, follow, cost, survive, equal, make up, personify, live, constitute, exist, represent

  6. beverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  7. equal, beverb

    be identical or equivalent to

    "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

    Synonyms:
    personify, exist, live, equal, touch, represent, equate, embody, equalise, match, follow, equalize, rival, cost, make up, comprise, constitute

  8. constitute, represent, make up, comprise, beverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    play, follow, embody, act, found, live, institute, even up, make up, compensate, fabricate, appoint, establish, equal, symbolize, even out, present, lay out, exist, make, pay, incorporate, typify, exemplify, form, cost, reconcile, stand for, correct, invent, consist, plant, catch up with, manufacture, counterbalance, defend, represent, stage, conciliate, comprise, patch up, nominate, even off, name, symbolise, interpret, cook up, correspond, personify, contain, constitute, map, pay off, settle

  9. be, followverb

    work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function

    "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"

    Synonyms:
    conform to, play along, embody, espouse, make up, travel along, keep up, personify, fall out, keep an eye on, adopt, survey, comply, come after, abide by, live, cost, watch over, pursue, take after, equal, exist, watch, keep abreast, follow, represent, comprise, observe, surveil, succeed, accompany, come, postdate, trace, constitute, stick with, stick to

  10. embody, be, personifyverb

    represent, as of a character on stage

    "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

    Synonyms:
    personify, exist, live, equal, represent, personate, embody, comprise, body, cost, incarnate, substantiate, make up, follow, body forth, constitute

  11. beverb

    spend or use time

    "I may be an hour"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  12. be, liveverb

    have life, be alive

    "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

    Synonyms:
    personify, exist, live, hold out, equal, populate, last, represent, comprise, experience, hold up, subsist, know, embody, dwell, cost, live on, make up, endure, inhabit, survive, go, follow, constitute

  13. beverb

    to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form

    "let her be"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

  14. cost, beverb

    be priced at

    "These shoes cost $100"

    Synonyms:
    make up, comprise, follow, cost, equal, embody, personify, constitute, live, exist, represent

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