Word: BE

The word BE has appeared in at least 2 clues on different crosswords.

BE definition(s):

• work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"

• To have the age specified.

• Connects a noun to an adjective describing an essential characteristic of it.

• Connects an expression, noun, or noun phrase to another expression, noun, or noun phrase describing that their meanings are essentialy the same; such as in "one and one is two" or "a dirt road is an unpaved street or road"

• (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive.

• (transitive, copulative) Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.

Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.

• be (formal, literary)

• occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"

• (transitive, copulative, mathematics) Used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same.

• Used to form the subjunctive mode.

• used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase

• used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like

• used to indicate age

• (intransitive) To occur, to take place.

• To have existence.

• (Should we delete <sup>(+)</sup> this redundant sense?) Used to indicate temperature.

• occur, take place

• (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.

• tend to do, often do; marks the habitual aspect.

• With there as dummy subject: to exist.

Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.

Used to name the age of a subject.

• used to form the passive voice

• Used to form the passive voice. (Indicates that the subject plays the role of the object.)

• used to indicate height

• (intransitive, without predicate) elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.

• (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.

• (intransitive) To occupy a place.

• elliptical form of "be here", or similar

Used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it.

Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs, most of which indicate motion. Often still used for "to go"

• used to indicate temperature

Used to link a subject to a count or measurement.

• have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"

used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.

• To have or occupy a given position or time point.

• (archaic) Used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs. Often still used for to go

elliptical form of "be here", "go to and return from" or similar.

• have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

• be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"

• represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"

• <(Often impersonal) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.>

• (Should we delete <sup>(+)</sup> this redundant sense?) Used to indicate height.

• be (of animate objects)

• used to form the continuous forms of various tenses

• (Should we delete <sup>(+)</sup> this redundant sense?) Used to indicate age.

• To act the part of (a character) in a film or play.

• be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"

• occupy a place

Used to form future tenses, especially the future periphrastic.

• Connects a noun to an adjective describing a condition of it.

• be (animate)

• be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"

• (often impersonal) Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.

• (With since ) used to indicate passage of time since the occurrence of an event.

• To occur, to take place.

• used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it

• (intransitive, without predicate) To exist.

Used to form the continuous forms of various tenses.

• used to indicate that the subject and object are the same

• To exist; to have real existence.

• (Should we delete <sup>(+)</sup> this redundant sense?) Used to indicate time of day, day of the week, or date.

• To occupy a place.

• used to indicate time of day, day of the week, or date

• used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive

• have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?"

• form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army"

• happen, occur, take place; "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"

• spend or use time; "I may be an hour"

• To have the indicated price.

• (archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs

• (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase.

Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.

• to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form; "let her be"

• (transitive, copulative) Used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal.

• (transitive, auxiliary) Used to form the passive voice.

Used to indicate that the subject and object are the same.

• exist

• (to) be

• used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same

Used to form the passive voice.

Used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like.

• To continue or remain as before.

• (to) become

• used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative

• be (somewhere)

• be (usu. of inanimate objects)

Clue(s)
Exist
Exist