Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: Be

1. Be (om masse eller substans) a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)atomic number 4, beryllium, glucinium


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmetal, metallic element


Vedrørende disse overordnede uttrykkeneberyl, chrysoberyl, gadolinite, ytterbite


Engelsk verb: be

1. be (om tilstand) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningJohn is rich.
This is not a good answer.


Eksempler på anvendelseJohn will be angry


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabound, accept, account, account for, act, add up, add up, adhere, adorn, amount, answer, appear, appear, bake, balance, be, be given, be well, beat, beautify, bedevil, befuddle, begin, begin, belong, belong, belong, belong, body forth, boil, breathe, broil, buy, buzz, clean, cohere, come, come, come, come in for, come in handy, compact, compare, comprise, confound, confuse, connect, consist, consist, contain, contain, continue, continue, coruscate, cost, count, count, cover, curve, cut, cut across, deck, decorate, define, delimit, delimit, delimitate, delineate, depend, deserve, disaccord, disagree, discombobulate, discord, distribute, diverge, draw, drown, embellish, embody, encounter, end, enter, fall, fall, feel, figure, fit, footle, fox, fuddle, gape, go, go, grace, gravitate, hail, hang, hang around, head, head up, hold, hold, hoodoo, hum, hurt, impend, incarnate, incline, interrelate, iridesce, jumble, kill, lallygag, lean, lend, let go, lie, linger, litter, loaf, loiter, lollygag, look, look, lounge, lubricate, lurk, make, make sense, matter, measure, merit, mess about, mill about, mill around, mingle, moon about, moon around, mope, need, number, object, osculate, owe, pack, pay, point, press, promise, prove, put out, rage, range, rank, rate, recognize, relate, remain, remain, remain, represent, require, rest, rest, retard, run, run, run, run into, rut, scintillate, seem, seem, seem, seethe, seethe, sell, sell, sell, shine, shine, sparkle, specify, squat, stagnate, stagnate, stand, stand, stand by, start, stay, stay, stay on, stick, stick, stick by, stink, substantiate, subtend, suck, suffer, suffer, suit, swim, swim, swing, take, take, tarry, tend, terminate, test, throw, total, translate, transplant, trim, turn out, turn up, twist, underlie, want, wash, weigh, wind, work, yaw, yawn

2. be (om tilstand) be identical to; be someone or something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe president of the company is John Smith.
This is my house.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

3. be (om tilstand) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhere is my umbrella?.
The toolshed is in the back.
What is behind this behavior?.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mere spesifikke uttrykkattend, belong, center on, come, continue, cover, dwell, extend, extend, extend, extend to, face, fill, follow, go, go, go, go to, inhabit, inhabit, keep one's distance, keep one's eyes off, keep one's hands off, lead, lead, lie, lie, live, occupy, pass, poke out, populate, reach, reach out, rest, run, sit, sit, sit around, stand back, stay away, straddle, stretch, stretch along, touch

4. be (om tilstand) have an existence, be extant


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIs there a God?.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)exist


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcoexist, come, consist, distribute, dwell, dwell, endanger, flow, hold, imperil, indwell, inhabit, jeopardise, jeopardize, kick about, kick around, knock about, lie, lie in, menace, obtain, peril, preexist, prevail, threaten

5. be (om tilstand) happen, occur, take place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI 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.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

6. be (om tilstand) be identical or equivalent to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOne dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)equal


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mere spesifikke uttrykkagree, check, correspond, correspond, correspond, equate, fit, gibe, jibe, match, represent, stand for, tally, translate


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)differ

7. be (om tilstand) form or compose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)comprise, constitute, make up, represent


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcompose, constitute, fall into, fall under, form, make, make, pose, present, range, straddle, supplement

8. be (om adferd) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a herpetologist.
She is our resident philosopher.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)follow


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcox, vet

9. be (om tilstand) represent, as of a character on stage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDerek Jacobi was Hamlet.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)embody, personify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrepresent, stand for, symbolise, symbolize, typify


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbody, exemplify, personify, represent

10. be (om forhold) spend or use time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI may be an hour.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkoccupy, take, use up

11. be (om tilstand) have life, be alive


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur great leader is no more.
My grandfather lived until the end of war.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)live


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Utsagnsord med lignende betydningendure, go, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive

12. be (om tilstand) to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet her be.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkremain, rest, stay

13. be (om tilstand) be priced at


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThese shoes cost $100.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)cost


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbe


Mere spesifikke uttrykkknock back, put back, set back









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