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Beseech vs. Beg

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Beseechverb

to beg or implore a person

Begverb

(intransitive) to request the help of someone, often in the form of money

‘He begged on the street corner from passers-by.’;

Beseechverb

to request or beg for

Begverb

(transitive) to plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat

‘I beg your pardon. I didn't mean to cause offence.’; ‘He begged her to go to the prom with him.’;

Beseechnoun

(archaic) A request.

Begverb

(transitive) to assume, in the phrase beg the question

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Beseechverb

To ask or entreat with urgency; to supplicate; to implore.

‘I beseech you, punish me not with your hard thoughts.’; ‘But Eve . . . besought his peace.’;

Begverb

(proscribed) to raise a question, in the phrase beg the question

Beseechnoun

Solicitation; supplication.

Begverb

To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.

Beseechverb

ask for or request earnestly;

‘The prophet bid all people to become good persons’;

Begnoun

a provincial governor under the Ottoman Empire, a bey

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Beseech

Beseech is a gothic metal band from Borås, Sweden. They disbanded in 2006, and re-formed with a different line-up at the end of 2013.

Begnoun

A title of honor in Turkey and in some other parts of the East; a bey.

Begverb

To ask earnestly for; to entreat or supplicate for; to beseech.

‘I do beg your good will in this case.’; ‘[Joseph] begged the body of Jesus.’;

Begverb

To ask for as a charity, esp. to ask for habitually or from house to house.

‘Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.’;

Begverb

To make petition to; to entreat; as, to beg a person to grant a favor.

Begverb

To take for granted; to assume without proof.

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Begverb

To ask to be appointed guardiln for, or to aso to havo a guardian appointed for.

‘Else some will beg thee, in the court of wards.’;

Begverb

To ask alms or charity, especially to ask habitually by the wayside or from house to house; to live by asking alms.

‘I can not dig; to beg I am ashamed.’;

Begverb

call upon in supplication; entreat;

‘I beg you to stop!’;

Begverb

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’;

Begverb

ask to obtain free;

‘beg money and food’;

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