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Definition:

  1. [noun] a light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element
    Synonyms: ryllium, Be, glucinium, atomic numr 4

  2. [verb] have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"

  3. [verb] be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"

  4. [verb] occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"

  5. [verb] have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?"
    Synonyms: exist

  6. [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"

  7. [verb] be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
    Synonyms: equal

  8. [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

  9. [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

  10. [verb] represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
    Synonyms: embody, personify

  11. [verb] spend or use time; "I may be an hour"

  12. [verb] have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
    Synonyms: live

  13. [verb] to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted

  14. [verb] be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"
    Synonyms: cost

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