1. A light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element (synset 114655473)
  1. Have the quality of being;
    (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (synset 202610777)
    "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
  2. Be identical to;
    Be someone or something (synset 202622439)
    "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"
  3. Occupy a certain position or area;
    Be somewhere (synset 202661230)
    "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
  4. Have an existence, be extant (synset 202609706)
    "Is there a God?"
  5. Happen, occur, take place (synset 202755779)
    "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"
  6. Be identical or equivalent to (synset 202670846)
    "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
  7. Form or compose (synset 202626667)
    "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"
  8. Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function (synset 202450790)
    "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
  9. Represent, as of a character on stage (synset 202703567)
    "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet"
  10. Spend or use time (synset 202273091)
    "I may be an hour"
  11. Have life, be alive (synset 202620216)
    "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war"
  12. To remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form (synset 202750695)
    "let her be"
  13. Be priced at (synset 202708368)
    "These shoes cost $100"

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