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be

(verb) spend or use time; “I may be an hour”

be, follow

(verb) work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; “He is a herpetologist”; “She is our resident philosopher”

exist, be

(verb) have an existence, be extant; “Is there a God?”

be

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

be, live

(verb) have life, be alive; “Our great leader is no more”; “My grandfather lived until the end of war”

be

(verb) be identical to; be someone or something; “The president of the company is John Smith”; “This is my house”

constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be

(verb) 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”

be

(verb) occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; “Where is my umbrella?”; “The toolshed is in the back”; “What is behind this behavior?”

equal, be

(verb) be identical or equivalent to; “One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!”

embody, be, personify

(verb) represent, as of a character on stage; “Derek Jacobi was Hamlet”

cost, be

(verb) be priced at; “These shoes cost $100”

be

(verb) 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”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Verb

is

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of be

(now, colloquial) Used in phrases with existential there when the semantic subject is a third-person plural.

Synonyms

• beeth (archaic)

• bes (African-American Vernacular)

Etymology 2

Noun

is

plural of i

Anagrams

• S. I., S.I., SI, Si, Si., si

Proper noun

IS

Initialism of Islamic State.

(languages) Initialism of Interior Salish.

Synonyms

• (Islamic State): ISIS, ISIL, Daesh

Noun

IS

Initialism of International Sign.

(computing) Initialism of information system(s).

(politics) Initialism of international studies.

Anagrams

• S. I., S.I., SI, Si, Si., si

Noun

Is

plural of I

Abbreviation of Islands. (also Is.)

Anagrams

• S. I., S.I., SI, Si, Si., si

Source: Wiktionary



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