beg

  • 1 beg — [beg] v past tense and past participle begged present participle begging ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ask)¦ 2¦(money/food)¦ 3¦(animal)¦ 4 I beg your pardon 5 I beg to differ 6 beg the question 7 be going begging 8 beg, borrow, or steal ▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 beg — [ beg ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to ask for help, an opportunity, etc. in a way that shows you want it very much: Don t go! he begged. beg someone (not) to do something: She had written a letter begging him to come back. We begged… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Beg — Beg, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Begged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Begging}.] [OE. beggen, perh. fr. AS. bedecian (akin to Goth. bedagwa beggar), biddan to ask. (Cf. {Bid}, v. t.); or cf. beghard, beguin.] 1. To ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 beg — [beg] vt. begged, begging [ME beggen < Anglo Fr begger < begart < OFr begard, religious mendicant < MDu beggaert] 1. to ask for as charity or as a gift [he begged a dime] 2. to ask for earnestly as a kindness or favor vi. 1. to ask… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 beg — (v.) c.1200, perhaps from O.E. bedecian to beg, from P.Gmc. *beth ; or possibly from Anglo Fr. begger, from O.Fr. begart (see BEGGAR (Cf. beggar)). The O.E. word for beg was wædlian, from wædl poverty. Of trained dogs, 1816. As a courteous mode… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 beg — ► VERB (begged, begging) 1) ask earnestly or humbly for something. 2) ask for food or money as charity. 3) (of a dog) sit up with the front paws raised in the hope of a reward. ● beg off Cf. ↑beg off …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Beg — refers to: * Begging * Beg or Baig an alternative form of the Turkic title Bey (chieftain, governor etc). It is also used by Iranian, Afghan and Pakistani people. * BEG is the IATA abbreviation for Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport * Beg , a song… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 beg — bȅg m <N mn bègovi/bȅzi jez. knjiž.> DEFINICIJA 1. pov. a. plemićki naslov u Osmanskom Carstvu b. visoki vojni ili civilni dostojanstvenik [alajbeg; beglerbeg; sandžak beg] 2. reg. gospodin, gospodar, ugledan čovjek, dodaje se iza vlastitog …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 9 Beg — Beg, n. [Turk. beg, pronounced bay. Cf. {Bey}, {Begum}.] A title of honor in Turkey and in some other parts of the East; a bey. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Beg — Beg, v. i. To ask alms or charity, especially to ask habitually by the wayside or from house to house; to live by asking alms. [1913 Webster] I can not dig; to beg I am ashamed. Luke xvi. 3. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 BEG — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 12 beg — [beg] verb [I/T] 1) to ask for something in a way that shows you want it very much She had written a letter begging him to come back.[/ex] We begged her for another chance.[/ex] ‘Don t go! he begged.[/ex] 2) to ask people for money or food… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 13 BEG — may mean:* Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport an airport in Serbia (BEG is the IATA code) * Bombay Engineer Group a regiment of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army * Bengal Engineer Group a regiment of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 BEG — (big evil grin) beg smirk, sarcastic or gloating smile (Internet Chat Slang) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 beg — beg, entreat, beseech, implore, supplicate, adjure, importune mean to ask or request urgently. Beg suggests ear nestness or insistence especially in asking a favor {why, boy, before I left, you were constantly begging to see Town Meredith}… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 beg — [v1] request abjure, advocate, apply to, ask, beseech, besiege, call to, canvass, conjure, crave, desire, entreat, impetrate, implore, importune, invoke, nag, obsecrate, obtest, petition, plead, pray, press, requisition, solicit, sue, supplicate …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 beg. — beg. beg. (fork. for begyndelse) …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 18 Beg — (Begh, türk., Herr), 1) bei den Türken ein Landesverweser u. Provinzialstatthalter, welcher kein Pascha ist. Er trägt als Auszeichnung auf dem Turban eine Reiherfeder, bei Feierlichkeiten u. im Felde wird ein Roßschweif vor ihm hergetragen. Jeder …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Beg — Beg, s. Bey …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 Beg — Beg, Bei, Bej (d.i. Herr), türk. Titel höherer Zivil und Militärbeamten, auch hervorragenden Ausländern beigelegt; auch Titel des Herrschers von Tunis …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon