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beg

 
 
pronunciation:
beg
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part of speech: verb
inflections: begs, begging, begged
definition 1: to ask a favor of; to plead for.
I beg you to help.
synonyms:
beseech, entreat
similar words:
petition, pray, press, request, urge
definition 2: to ask for in a polite or in a desperate way.
He begged for mercy.
similar words:
appeal, ask, beseech, entreat, petition, plead, pray, press
definition 3: to ask for charity or gifts.
She was forced to beg when she lost her job and home.
similar words:
appeal, ask, pray, sponge
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