be is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

be Scrabble score: 4

Meaning of be

  • to occupy a certain place
  • long befall
  • constitute the same class as
  • to occur
  • ed with the infinitive with to to express futurity, arrangement in advance, or obligation I am to interview him today she was to become famous
  • to exist or live
  • beryllium
  • have identity with the first person I met was my brother
  • come or go has already been and gone has never been to the circus
  • belong to the class of the fish is a trout used regularly in senses 1a through 1e as the copula of simple predication
  • have, maintain, or occupy a place, situation, or position the book is on the table
  • (used to connect the subject with its predicate adjective or nominative)
  • (used to form interrogative or imperative sentences)
  • ed with the past participle of some intransitive verbs as an auxiliary forming archaic perfect tenses Christ is risen from the dead 1 Corinthians 1520(Douay Version)
  • to equal in meaning have the same connotation as symbolize God is love January is the first month let x be 10
  • ed as the auxiliary of the present participle in progressive tenses expressing continuous action he is reading I have been sleeping
  • take place occur the concert was last night
  • to continue as before
  • have a specified qualification or characterization the leaves are green
  • remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted used only in infinitive form let him be
  • to exist [v IS, ARE, BEING, WAS, (obs.) WAST, (obs.) WERT, WERE, BEEN, (obs.) ART, AM]
  • ed with the past participle of transitive verbs as a passive-voice auxiliary the money was found the house is being built
  • have an objective existence have reality or actuality live I think, therefore I am
  • (used with other verbs to form progressive tenses, the passive voice, etc.)