Beg synonyms

bĕg
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To seek to obtain by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application:
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To put a question to:
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To ask earnestly or importunately
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To speak or write an apostrophe (to)
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To ask (a person) to do something:
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To seek to obtain something by begging or borrowing with no intention of reparation:
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To ask alms
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To ask alms
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To ask alms
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To ask alms
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To ask alms
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So mean, petty, or paltry as to deserve contempt.
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Worried; anxious:
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To be a constant source of anxiety or annoyance:
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To ask very earnestly; make supplication, as to a deity
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To call upon or pray to earnestly; to entreat.
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Supplicate is to humbly pray or beg for something.
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To be in great need of
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To press upon the attention; present or speak of earnestly and repeatedly; plead, allege, or advocate strongly
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To plead is defined as to beg or to respond to a charge of a crime.
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To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
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To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
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To make a request, commonly in written form.
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To ask earnestly or importunately
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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(Idiomatic, in a classroom) To select (a student).
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To ask earnestly or importunately
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To ask earnestly or importunately
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To demand something, especially for a military need of staff, supplies or transport.
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To earnestly and solemnly entreat or request.
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Canvass is defined as to carefully examine or discuss something or to go through an area to get votes, orders or survey answers.
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To ask alms
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To ask alms
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To approach strangers and beg for money or food.
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To ask alms
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To desire (someone to do something):
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To suffer great need
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To work something with a chisel.
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To ask alms
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(Baseball) To get (a specified result) while batting the ball
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(Intransitive) to take an intoxicating drug.
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(Idiomatic) To ask for money, especially from a group of people; to solicit donations or contributions.
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To ask alms
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To request to be supplied with:
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(--- Sports) To allow (a goal or point, for example) to be scored by the opposing team or player.
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To arrive at or come into an office or dignity:
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To communicate, convey, or offer for conveyance:
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The definition of bestow means to give as a gift or to give time or effort to something.
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To be furnished with something naturally.
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(Obsolete) Contemptuous.
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Of a person: given to importunate demands, greedily or thoughtlessly demanding.
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Of or relating to religious orders whose members are forbidden to own property individually or in common and must work or beg for their livings.
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Resembling or pertaining to an entreaty.
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Expressing a wish.
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Mercenary, avaricious, grasping, or meanly selfish
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(Informal) A man or a boy.
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(Archaic) A hawker or peddler.
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(Informal) A person who habitually imposes on others for free food, lodging, etc.; sponger
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A person who derives profit from others, in a parasitic fashion.
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The act or state of being a mendicant
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The state of being a beggar; mendicancy or beggary
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Any person despised or rejected by others; outcast
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(Law) Someone who presents a petition to a court.
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(Philosophy, logic, countable) A particular argument which commits the fallacy of begging the question; a circular argument.
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One employed in gathering sponges from the sea.
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To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
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Bid is defined as command or to offer a certain sum of money for something.
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To live as a bum or vagrant
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(Informal, Chiefly Brit.) To beg or get by begging; sponge
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The definition of coax means to try to get someone or something to do something with gentle urging.
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To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
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Hustle is defined as to move quickly or push, or to get something by wrongful or illegal ways.
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To plead or make a request in behalf of another or others
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To answer is defined as to give a response to a question in either an oral or written manner, or by a physical gesture.
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To entreat is defined as to beg for something or beg to do something.
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To call or bring to mind; evoke:
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To produce with a succession of light blows:
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(Intransitive) To beg.
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To get food, money, etc. by begging or sponging
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To get by imposition; to scrounge.
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(Scottish history) To give royal assent to by touching it with the sceptre. [from 17th c.]
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To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort:
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Synonym Study

  • Importune suggests persistence in entreating, often to the point of becoming troublesome or annoying
  • Implore is stronger still, suggesting desperation or great distress
  • Beseech suggests fervor or passion in the asking and connotes anxiety over the outcome
  • Entreat implies the use of all the persuasive power at one's command
  • Solicit suggests courtesy and formality in petitioning for something we solicit your aid or a general canvassing to solicit donations
  • Beg implies humbleness or earnestness in asking for something and is now often used in polite formulas I beg to differ
Find another word for beg. In this page you can discover 89 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for beg, like: solicit, ask, pray for, apostrophize, request, scrounge, seek alms, solicit charity, go from door to door, live from hand to mouth and make a touch.