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BB (BEE BEE) (noun)
A tiny ball, or shot, measuring .18 of an inch (.46 centimeters) in diameter and which is fired from an air rifle or a shotgun: Rory's target practice consisted of shooting one BB at a time.
be (BEE) (verb)
1. The verb "to be"; to exist in actuality: Cliff will be here later.
2. To have reality in one's life: Shakespeare’s character, Hamlet, pondered reality: "To be or not to be...".
bee (BEE) (noun)
1. An insect, solitary or social in habit, some species of which produce honey: Vince had bee hives so he could harvest the honey.

The bee flew from flower to flower collecting pollen which would be made into honey.

2. A get together or gathering of people for a specific purpose; such as, a competition between schools or the completion of a joint project: The sixth grade students won the spelling bee.

The women met once each month for a quilting bee.

A bee is an insect that teaches us two lessons: One is not to be idle and the other is not to get stung.

—Evan Esar

Dudley's teacher gave him an assignment to write a silly sentence or two. This is what Dudley wrote: "To be or not to be a bee, that is the question. Is it more painful to be stung by a bee or to be accidentally hit by a BB?"

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(Latin: a suffix that means "able to [be]"; a variation of -ability)
(Latin: suffix; expressing ability, capacity, fitness, or "that which may be easily handled or managed")
(Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.)
(Latin: vinegar; sour, to be sour)
(Latin: suffix; forming adjectives; inclined to, given to, tendency to be, abounding in)
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(Latin: grow; be nourished, nourishment)
(having a "bird brain" may be a good thing, after all)
(Latin: to be dry; lacking enough water for things to grow, dry and barren; by extension, not interesting, lifeless, dull)
(Latin: to dare, be bold)
(Greek: moss; blossom; also to swell, teem; young one; to be full, swell, bloom, cause to burst forth)
(Latin: wary, careful, heedful; be on one's guard, to take heed; from cavere, to look out, to beware)
(Latin: to be in motion; to go, to go away, to yield, to give up, to withdraw)
(Latin: unmarried; vow not to marry; chaste, morally pure in thought and conduct; that which is considered to be decent and virtuous behavior)
(Latin: to rise high, to surpass, to be eminent)
(Greek: chloros, grass-green; a reference to the color of the gas which tends to be greenish-yellow; gas)
(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Greek, lanthanein, "hidden", "to be concealed"; rare earth)
(Greek: acquisition of wealth by making money; transacting business to gain wealth; efforts made to possess goods and money; striving to be rich)
(Greek: uvula; the small piece of soft tissue that can be seen dangling down from the soft palate over the back of the tongue)
(Latin > French: the ability to see things that are out of normal sight but which can be perceived by extrasensory powers)
(Latin: talk, call out, speak, say, shout; make noise, be loud)
(Latin: to close the eyes, to blink, to wink at [a crime], to overlook [errors], connive at; to be privy to [secretly knowing about]; to be tightly closed)
(Greek: to be pregnant; pregnancy)
(Greek: cells, cell, hollow; used primarily in the extended sense of "animal or plant cells" [because cells were originally thought to be hollow])
(Latin: madness; crazy, rave, deranged; literally, to go off the furrow; from delirare, "to turn aside from the furrow", whence arose the meanings "to deviate, to become deranged, to be crazy, or to be delirious")
(Greek: devil, demon [evil spirit]; an intermediary spirit between gods and men which could be good or evil)
(Greek: believe, belief; that which is thought to be true by someone who has the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and to enforce his or her opinions, doctrines, praise, or beliefs)
(without dung beetles, the earth would be one big sphere of dung)
(Greek: in, into, inward; within; near, at; to put, to go into, or to cover with; as, entomb, encamp, enfold; to provide with; as, to enlighten; to cause to be; as, to enlarge; thoroughly; as, enmesh; in, within, into; as enzootic)
(Indo-European is believed to be the origin of many modern languages)
(Greek: insect, bug; literally, "cut up, cut in pieces"; an insect because it appears to be segmented)
(Latin: beginning to be, becoming; to be somewhat; a suffix that forms nouns and adjectives)
(Latin: to be)
(If the origins of words are not known, then much of our language will not be as easily understood nor appreciated!)
(Latin: to go into exile; to be in exile, banishment)
(Latin: good will or support; to show kindness to; to be inclined toward good will, to befriend)
(Latin: to boil; hot; to begin to boil, to be hot; deeply earnest; ardent)
(Latin: seize, to be seized; capable of being seized)
(Latin: to rage, to be mad [insane with anger]; sometimes, general enthusiasm, passion)
(Latin > French: to be, about to be; future)
(Named after the Italian physician and physicist who investigated the nature and effects of what he conceived to be electricity in animal tissue; who in 1762 discovered and first described voltaic electricity; electric currents; and primarily, direct electrical current.)
("hot-earth" steam can be utilized for many practical applications)
(Latin: dwell, live; have, hold; that which may be easily handled, suitable, fit, proper; clothe, clothing)
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(salmonella can be transferred to humans by pets)
(stress can be relieved)
(hoodwink, deceive, cheat; believed to be from hocus pocus which is probably from a pseudo Latin phrase: hax pax max Deus adimax, that was used by traveling conjurers to impress their audiences)
(Greek: shortcoming, deficiency; to be behind, to come late, to lag; later)
(Latin: a suffix; can be done, worthy of being, able to be, tending to, capacity for)
(Latin: to be lenient [toward], accede, take pleasure [in]; originally, "to be kind, kindness; to be long-suffering, to be patient")
(Latin: a bug; literally, "cut into," from insectum, with a notched or divided body; literally, "that which is cut up, segmented" [as the bodies of the first invertebrates to which the term was applied or appeared to be])
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(Latin: the fasting [intestine], the portion of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum [so named because early anatomists typically found this organ to be empty in dissection]; original meaning, "hungry, not partaking of food")
(Latin: decide, determine a result; declare to be; right and power to interpret the law)
(Greek: worry, anxiety, care, grief, trouble, to be concerned for; protector, guardian, most worthy of care)
(Latin: to lurk; to lie hidden, to be hidden)
(Latin: balance; to be balanced; to make even; Roman pound)
(Latin: to be allowed; permitted; unrestrained)
(Greek, elleipsis, elleipo, elleipein; Latin, ellipsis: abandon, to leave [behind]; fail; lack, lacking; be wanting)
(Latin: spot, mark, stain, blot, blemish, mesh; the original meaning of macula seems to have been, "a soiled spot, a spot to be cleaned")
(Greek: used as a suffix; divination, prophecy, fortune telling; to interpret signs so “practical” decisions can be made [related to -mania])
(Greek: muscle; said to be from a Greek word meaning "mouse")
(Latin: foreboding; anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend or to suggest that something is going to happen which may be a good or an evil event or circumstance in the future)
(Greek: said to be a stem for "all, every, whole", or "complete"; that is, a field of study in biology that refers to the whole set of omics including their -omics and -ome subfields in order to understand life as a holistic existence and organic beings as a whole)
(Latin: to rise, arising, to be born, source, original; the rising sun, east; to ascend, to spring up, to become visible, to appear)
(Latin: to come forth, to be visible, to come in sight)
(Latin: to be open, lying open, to lie open)
(Latin: foot, feet; people often see this ped element in other words. When people refer to "pedal extremities", they mean "feet". When anyone pushes the pedals of a bicycle, it is done with the feet. A pedestrian must use the feet for walking. A quadruped has four feet while a centipede has "100 feet"; or a large number of them because it may be impossible to count all of them.)
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(thinking that you can be successful in achieving an objective is a vital mental condition, but thinking that you can not do it is almost a guarantee that you will not be successful as indicated by Walter Wintle)
(some things are not as obvious as we may think they are even with people who seem to be so well off, according to Edwin Arlington Robinson and Franklin P. Adams)
(multiple marriages may be more widespread than we realize)
(Latin: itch, itching; be wanton, be eager for)
(Latin: originally, "that which one should be ashamed of"; the external organs of generation; from pudere "to cause shame".)
(Latin: rotten, decayed; to be rotten, to become rotten, to decay)
(seeing is believing; even if some things have to be believed in order to be seen)
(bound to sell and to be read; the ability to hear with the eyes)
(a book that is bound to be used and where one word leads to another and another, ad infinitum)
(something written by people who were not there at the time; the art of reconciling fact with fiction or making guesses about things that can not be verified.)
(a style of writing that can't be translated into the poetry of another language)
(a form of word humor when people fiddle with words and laugh at the resultant loony tunes: Considered by some to be the lowest form of humus, earthy wit that we all dig and often respond to with groans and moans)
(a form of word humor when people fiddle with words and laugh at the resultant loony tunes; considered by some to be the lowest form of humus, earthy wit, that we all dig and often respond to with groans and moans)
(a quiz about topics that appear to have obvious answers but which might not be correct)
(something that may not be golden, but is worth its weight in gold and which can't be misquoted)
(revenge may be sweet except for the one on the receiving end)
(Latin: madness, to be mad; to rave, to be furious)
(some say that RFID readers can be blocked by aluminum foil)
(what it is and what its future may be)
(Greek: that which may be turned or spun around; magician's circle; equilateral parallelogram in which only the opposite angles are equal)
(Latin: stiff, hard, numb; to be frozen, to grow stiff with cold, to be chilled)
(Latin: wise, wisdom, to be wise, to have wisdom; to know, knowledge; to taste [of], to perceive)
(Latin: servire, to serve, to be a slave; slave; slavery)
(Latin: glasswort, saltwort; hence, sodium carbonate [which may be derived from the ashes of burned glasswort or saltwort])
(Latin: be accustomed)
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(Latin: eagerness, to be eager; to be diligent; to be pressing forward)
(Greek: astringent [from the verb styphein, "to contract, to be astringent")
(the "tongue" term may be applied to both a body part in the mouth and an extensive reference to "language")
(Greek: friction, rub, rubbing, grind, wear away; spend, waste time; be busy)
(Latin: valere, to be strong, to be well, to be worth; strong; power, strength; and "fare well" [go with strength])
(from Latin vates, seer, prophet; sooth-sayer; prophesy, prophecy; which should not be confused with Vatican, "Pope's palace in Rome" or Vaticanism, "doctrine of papal supremacy and infallibility")
(Latin: animating, enlivening; vigorous, vigor, active; to be alive, activity, to quicken; then a quickening action of growing; a specific sense of "plant cultivated for food, edible herb, or root" is first recorded in 1767; the differences between the meanings from its original links with "life, liveliness" was completed in the early twentieth century, when vegetable came to be used for an "inactive person".)
(Latin: stand in awe of, to be awed at; wonder or admiration of; dread mixed with veneration or great respect)
(Greek: yoke, forming pairs; joined, union; or indicating a relationship to a junction; meaning a yoke or crossbar by which two draft animals; such as, oxen could be hitched to a plow or wagon)
Word Entries containing the term: “be
Adolescence is a period when teenagers feel that they will never be as ignorant as their parents.
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I used to be indecisive; but now, I'm not so sure.
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If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.
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maybe, may be
maybe (MAY bee) (adverb)
1. Questionable, possible, perhaps: Maybe it will rain tonight.
2. An expression indicating uncertainty: Maybe Victor is being too optimistic, but he really thinks he can get this project completed.
3. Used to give a response that is neither yes nor no: Jane asked, "So do you want to come with us or not?" And Jack answered, "Well, maybe."
4. Used to introduce advice or suggestions: Larry said, "Maybe you should ask Latonya what she means before you jump to conclusions."
5. Indicates an approximate estimation; such as, of frequency or a number: The forests in this region are no more than 60, maybe 70, years old.
may be (may" BEE) (verb)
A phrase used to express the possibility of something: Stanley's answer may be correct, after all.

Eugenia may be wrong, but she thinks the store is closed by now.

It may be that the weather report is right and maybe there will actually be sunshine tomorrow.

On the wall of a dentist's office: Alway be true to your teeth or they will be false to you.
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Tact: The ability to see others as they wish to be seen.
To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and then say that whatever you hit was the target you were aiming at.
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verb "to be": am, is, are; was, were; will be; has been, have been; had been; being (verb forms)
To exist: "He will be here later."
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Where there's a will, I want to be in it.
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Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are attractive.
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(a collective term for all organic substances of relatively recent, non-geological, origin which can be used for energy production)
(dogs are considered to be the companions and best friends of humans and this list of terms will help all of us understand the topics that exist about our canine friends)
(examples of how words can be applied in abnormal ways)
(the four gemstones which are most valuable are diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds; and anyone would be impressed with a gift of a diamond, a sapphire, an emerald, or a ruby piece of jewelry)
(when visiting old graveyards and examining the epitaphs on gravestones, there are certain words and phrases which could be difficult or impossible to understand without knowing what the words in this unit mean)
(a description in which plants can be produced in containers filled with water and a number of other non-soil contents)
(a compilation of excerpts and quotes from past issues of magazines and books so they won't be lost in the present)
(There are estimated to be 10,000 million insects living in each square kilometer of habitable land on earth or 26,000 million per square mile)
(there are certain anatomic terms which present various situations; for example, a body part may be horizontal, as opposed to vertical; in front as opposed to being behind or at the back; above as opposed to being under, etc.)
(how some terms might be interpreted by those who lack professional vocabulary knowledge in the field of medicine)
(reversible English words that can be spelled forward and backward and still produce normal words with different meanings)
(there are many words which may be rarely seen by a vast number of people; however, they have been existing and they are still available for one's use or enlightenment)
Word Entries at Get Words containing the term: “be
Eat drink and be merry (Ecclesiastes 8:15)
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The powers that be (Romans 13:1)
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