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beet a plant whose leaves and fleshy dark red root can be eaten.
beetle1 an insect with a pair of hard front wings that covers a pair of thin wings. There are many different kinds of beetles. Japanese beetles, ladybugs, and fireflies are beetles.
befall to take place; happen. [2 definitions]
before at an earlier time; in the past. [6 definitions]
beforehand ahead of time; at an earlier time.
befriend to be or act as a friend to.
beg to ask a favor of; to plead for. [3 definitions]
began past tense of begin.
beggar a person who begs as a way to meet basic needs such as food and clothing.
begin to do the first step in a process; start. [3 definitions]
beginning the first part of something. [2 definitions]
begonia a tropical plant with bright flowers in many colors. The leaves are often streaked or spotted.
begun past participle of begin.
behalf support; aid (used with "in" or "on" and followed by "of"). [2 definitions]
behave to act or function in a certain way. [3 definitions]
behavior the way a person acts or behaves. [2 definitions]
behaviour a spelling of behavior used in Canada and Britain. See behavior for more information.
behead to cut off the head of.
beheld past tense and past participle of behold.
behind in or at the back of; on the other side of. [7 definitions]
behind bars in jail or prison.