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Definition of 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

Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.

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

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

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

I beg of you... never assume an inner or an outer pose, never a disguise.
Gustav Mahler
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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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