Definition of "begs" []

  • To solicit (for money, food, etc), esp in the street (verb)
  • To ask (someone) for (something or leave to do something) formally, humbly, or earnestly (verb)
  • (of a dog) to sit up with forepaws raised expectantly (verb)
  • To leave unanswered or unresolved (verb)
  • Plural form of beg. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of beg. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "begs" in a sentence
  • "The title begs the question: Is it the artists who are"
  • "“My captain begs to know why the Knight-Priests are in formation.”"
  • "No big surprise there, but the question it begs is this: Is the price tag on these homes too high?"