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(noun, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Begging.

How to pronounce begging:


Begging - as a noun

A solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Begging - as a verb

To request the help of someone, often in the form of money.

Example: "He begged on the street corner from passers-by."

To plead with someone for help, a favor, etc.; to entreat.

Example: "He begged her to go to the prom with him."

In the phrase beg the question: to assume.

In the phrase beg the question: to raise (a question).

To ask to be appointed guardian for, or to ask to have a guardian appointed for.

Example Sentences

"He was begging for forgiveness after his mistake."
"The homeless man was begging for money on the street."
"She knelt down, begging him to stay."
"They are constantly begging their parents for a new video game."
"Please stop begging me for a puppy. The answer is still no."
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Word Game Points

Is BEGGING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, begging is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BEGGING has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is BEGGING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, begging is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BEGGING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is BEGGING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, begging is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BEGGING has a WORDFEUD points total of 16.

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