Textual thesaurus for "be"

(noun) beryllium, Be, atomic number 4, glucinium

a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element

(verb) follow

work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function

He is a herpetologist; She is our resident philosopher

(verb) exist

have an existence, be extant

Is there a God?

(verb) live

have life, be alive

Our great leader is no more; My grandfather lived until the end of war

(verb) comprise, make up, represent, constitute

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

(verb) equal

be identical or equivalent to

One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

(verb) personify, embody

represent, as of a character on stage

Derek Jacobi was Hamlet

(verb) cost

be priced at

These shoes cost $100