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(noun, verb)


There are 11 meanings of the word Begun.

How to pronounce begun:


Begun - as a 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)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
menachem begin

Begun - as a verb

Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

Example: "We began working at dawn"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
commence16get4get downset aboutset outstart5start out
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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

Example: "The dmz begins right over the hill"

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Set in motion, cause to start

Example: "The u.s. started a war in the middle east"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
commence16lead offstart5
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
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Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Begin to speak or say

Example: "`now listen, friends', he began"

Be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series

Example: "The number `one' begins the sequence"

Have a beginning, of a temporal event

Example: "Ww ii began in 1939 when hitler marched into poland"

Have a beginning characterized in some specified way

Example: "The novel begins with a murder"

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Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

Example: "Begin a cigar"

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Achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative

Example: "This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation"

Begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language

Example: "She began russian at an early age"

Example Sentences

"They have begun the construction project."
"She has finally begun her journey to self-discovery."
"The students have begun their summer vacation."
"The negotiations have begun between the two countries."
"He has begun reading a fascinating novel."
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Word Game Points

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

BEGUN has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is BEGUN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, begun is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BEGUN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is BEGUN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, begun is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BEGUN has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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