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English noun: beep

1. beep (event) a short high tone produced as a signal or warning


Broader (hypernym)sound

English verb: beep

1. beep (perception) make a loud noise

SamplesThe horns of the taxis blared.

ExamplesCars beep in the streets , The streets beep with cars

Synonymsblare, claxon, honk, toot

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

Narrower (hyponym)tootle

2. beep (communication) call, summon, or alert with a beeper

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)call, send for

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