How Do You Spell BE?

Correct spelling for the English word "be" is [b_ˈiː], [bˈiː], [bˈiː]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of BE

  1. To exist in a certain manner or relation, -- whether as a reality or as a product of thought; to exist as the subject of a certain predicate, that is, as having a certain attribute, or as belonging to a certain sort, or as identical with what is specified, -- a word or words for the predicate being annexed; as, to be happy; to be here; to be large, or strong; to be an animal; to be a hero; to be a nonentity; three and two are five; annihilation is the cessation of existence; that is the man.

Common Misspellings for BE

Below is the list of 231 misspellings for the word "be".

Usage Examples for BE

  1. But how so be if you wish it, sir, I'll look. - "By Birth a Lady" by George Manville Fenn
  2. What was there to be said? - "The Shagganappi" by E. Pauline Johnson
  3. She shall not be. - "A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould
  4. " I'll be here," he said. - "O+F" by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. If he would only come and be done with it! - "Leonore Stubbs" by L. B. Walford