beg beg  /ˈbɛɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) call upon in supplication; entreat
  2. (v) make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
  3. (v) ask to obtain free
  4. (v) dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

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Usage(s):

  1. He is too proud to beg.
  2. Ted Kennedy then rose, bristling with charts and graphs, to beg restoration of $5.

News

  1. Yet another YouTube funding: Bedrocket invests in Shira Lazar’s What’s Trending

    Thought there was no money in producing original content for YouTube's audience? The folks at Bedrocket Entertainment beg to differ -- and just invested in What's Trending.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: GigaOM

  2. Bryden Vukasin Questions If He Should End It With ‘Bachelorette’ Desiree Hartsock

    Most contestants on The Bachelorette beg to not be sent home, but not Bryden Vukasin . During Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette, Bryden went into the cocktail party unsure if… READ ON
    on June 18, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

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    on June 17, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  1. "We too insistently beg forgiveness from God and from the persons involved, while promising to do everything possible to ensure that such abuse will never occur again," Benedict said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Neither we nor you must beg for peace from the other," Abbas said. "It is a joint interest for us and you. Peace and freedom is a right for us, just as peace and security is a right for you and us."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Forbes

  3. Stewart said he offered the simple gifts of cash every year because it was something people didn't have to "beg for, get in line for, or apply for."
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: Larry Stewart Source: Washington Post

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