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Definition of "began" []

  • Past tense of begin. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "began" in a sentence
  • "But the strange feel of what was to come for me… the experience that would define my shape and view of politics and it’s relevance to my existence… began to creep in the most subtle of ways… before the trip even began…"
  • "Ms. DeVos showed fur at her recent show as she has in every collection since her label began in 2002."
  • "The profane usage of the term began in the 14th century and "suggested high sexual desire in a woman, comparable to a dog in heat.""