[verb] have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
[verb] be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"
[verb] occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
[verb] have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?" Synonyms:exist
[verb] happen, occur, take place; "I lost my wallet; this was during the visit to my parents' house"; "There were two hundred people at his funeral"; "There was a lot of noise in the kitchen"
[verb] be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!" Synonyms:equal
[verb] form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army" Synonyms:constitute, represent, make up, comprise
[verb] work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher" Synonyms:follow
[verb] represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet" Synonyms:embody, personify
[verb] spend or use time; "I may be an hour"
[verb] have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war" Synonyms:live
[verb] to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted
[verb] be priced at; "These shoes cost $100" Synonyms:cost