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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. Begin, begin: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. begin, begin: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. begin: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. begin: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Begin, begin: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. begin: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Begin, begin: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. begin: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. begin: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. begin: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. begin: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. begin: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Begin, begin: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. begin: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. begin: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. begin: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Begin (David Archuleta album), Begin (Lion Babe album), Begin (Riyu Kosaka album), Begin (The Millennium album), Begin (band), Begin (disambiguation), Begin (surname), Begin (video game), Begin: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. begin: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Begin: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. begin: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. Begin: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. begin, begin (het): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. begin: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. begin: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. begin: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. begin: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. Begin, begin: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Begin: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. begin: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. begin: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. begin: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. BEGIN: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. BEGIN: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Begin: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. BEGIN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  4. BEGIN: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. begin: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. begin: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (Begin)

noun:  Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
verb:  achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative ("This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation")
verb:  begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object ("Begin a cigar")
verb:  have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense ("The DMZ begins right over the hill")
verb:  have a beginning characterized in some specified way ("The novel begins with a murder")
verb:  have a beginning, of a temporal event ("The company's Asia tour begins next month")
verb:  be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series ("The number 'one' begins the sequence")
verb:  set in motion, cause to start ("Begin a new chapter in your life")
verb:  begin to speak or say
verb:  begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
verb:  take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8329)

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