Student Thesaurus

One entry found for be.
Entry Word: be
Function: verb
Text: 1 to have life <stories that begin with the familiar line "once upon a time there was a beautiful maiden">
Synonyms breathe, exist, live, subsist
Related Words abide, continue, endure, last, lead, persist, survive; move; flourish, prosper, thrive
Near Antonyms disappear, evaporate, vanish; cease, end, stop
Antonyms depart, die, expire, pass away, perish, succumb
2 to occupy a place or location <we'll be there waiting for you> -- see STAND 1
3 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes <our school's football team is first in its division> -- see RANK 1
4 to take place <the party is next Saturday> -- see HAPPEN