Definitions For Begin


  • 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)


  • Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
  • Set in motion, cause to start
  • Begin to speak or say
  • Begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
  • Achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
  • Begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
  • Have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
  • Have a beginning characterized in some specified way
  • Have a beginning, of a temporal event
  • Be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series
  • To do the first part of an action : to start doing something
  • To start to work on, produce, or give attention to (something)
  • To cause (something) to start

Is Begin a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Begin is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Begin in a Sentence

  • They will begin construction on the new school soon.
  • I got the job and I begin work on Monday!
  • She'll begin the lecture at 10.

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