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Definition of Beg

Beg

  1. A title of honor in Turkey and in some other parts of the East; a bey.
  2. To ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for; to beseech.
  3. To ask for as a charity, esp. to ask for habitually or from house to house.
  4. To make petition to; to entreat; as, to beg a person to grant a favor.
  5. To take for granted; to assume without proof.
  6. To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.
  7. To ask alms or charity, especially to ask habitually by the wayside or from house to house; to live by asking alms.

Beg Quotations

I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution.
George Washington

If there is anyone here whom I have not insulted, I beg his pardon.
Johannes Brahms

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
Anatole France

Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
Constantin Stanislavski

Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving.
Joseph Auslander
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Beg Translations

beg in Afrikaans is vra
beg in Danish is bede
beg in Dutch is schooien, bedelen
beg in French is implorer, mendier, prier
beg in German is betteln, bitten, bitten
beg in Italian is pregano, questuare
beg in Latin is obtestor, peto, precor, oro
beg in Portuguese is rogar, implore
beg in Spanish is rogar, mendigar, orar
beg in Swedish is tigga, bettla
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