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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

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

Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.
William S. Burroughs

Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes, go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
Mike Tyson

I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
William Tecumseh Sherman

I beg. I call. I badger. I cajole. Part of the secret is everyone has fun and that's really motivating.
Katie Couric
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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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