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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

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

I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
Susan B. Anthony

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

Solitary confinement is too terrible a punishment to inflict on any human being, no matter what his crime. Hardened criminals in the men's prisons, it is said, often beg for the lash instead.
Emmeline Pankhurst

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