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be

Synonyms of be in English:

verb

  • 1 there was this boy who lived next door
    exist, have being, have existence;
    live, be alive, have life, breathe, draw breath, be extant, be viable
  • 2 what theatres will there be for them to visit?
    be present, be around, be available, be near, be nearby, be at hand
  • 4 Pat was on the sofa in the living room
    be situated, be located, be found, be present, be set, be positioned, be placed, be installed
  • 5 after she'd been there a couple of hours she ordered a drink
    remain, stay, wait, linger;
    hold on, hang on;
    last, continue, survive, endure, persist, prevail, obtain
  • 6 I'm at college
    attend, go to, be present, take part;
    frequent, haunt, patronize
  • 7 tickets are £15
    cost, be priced at, sell for, be valued at, fetch, come to
    informal set one back, go for
  • 8 one and one is two
    amount to, come to, add up to, run to, number, make, total, equal, be equal to, be equivalent to, comprise, represent;
    British  tot up to
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