be be  /ˈbi/


  1. (n) a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
  2. (v) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
  3. (v) be identical to; be someone or something
  4. (v) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere
  5. (v) have an existence, be extant
  6. (v) happen, occur, take place
  7. (v) be identical or equivalent to
  8. (v) form or compose
  9. (v) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function
  10. (v) represent, as of a character on stage
  11. (v) spend or use time
  12. (v) have life, be alive
  13. (v) to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form
  14. (v) be priced at


  1. WorkZone: Highest performers may be doing the worst work

    That might be because managers are burning out their highest performing employees by making them pick up the slack for lower performers.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  2. Not to be trusted 'Consent of the governed' fading fast

    “We should always be mindful of the need for government to have the tools necessary to keep Americans safe in a dangerous world, where there are enemies plotting to attack us.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  3. Vigneault to Be Named Coach of New York Rangers, ESPN Reports

    Alain Vigneault will be hired as the next coach of the New York Rangers, ESPN reported, citing a source it didn’t identify.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "I won't speak to him again until he makes his decision," Wade said. "And when it's over, I will congratulate him. But I will be watching."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

  2. The president said the remarks McChrystal made to Hastings did "not meet the standard that should be set by a commanding general."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  3. "This is one of the greatest moments for Spain, for us to be in the final of the World Cup, it's history," said Villa, who remains tied with Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder for the tournament scoring lead at five goals apiece. "And we...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

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