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BEG verb

Definition of beg (verb)

  1. call upon in supplication; entreat
  2. make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
    • "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
    • synonyms: solicit, tap
  3. ask to obtain free
    • "beg money and food"
  4. dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted
    • "beg the question"; "beg the point in the discussion"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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