Words That Start With Be: Expand Your Vocabulary and Enhance Your Writing Skills

Discover a collection of words that start with “be” to enhance your vocabulary and understanding of English language nuances.

  1. Beach- A sandy, pebbly, or rocky shore by a body of water.
  2. Bead- A small, decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing.
  3. Beam- A long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal used to support a structure.
  4. Bean- An edible seed, typically kidney-shaped, growing in long pods on certain leguminous plants.
  5. Bear- A large, heavy mammal with thick fur and a very short tail, found in various climates.
  6. Beard- Hair that grows on the jaw and chin of humans, especially male adults.
  7. Beast- An animal, especially a large or wild one.
  8. Beat- To strike repeatedly or to surpass or do better than.
  9. Beautify- To enhance the appearance of something by adding decorative elements.
  10. Beckon- To make a gesture with the hand, arm, or head to encourage someone to come nearer.
  11. Become- To begin to be or turn into.
  12. Bedazzle- To greatly impress someone with brilliance or skill.
  13. Bedeck- To decorate or adorn, often in a showy or gaudy manner.
  14. Bedlam- A scene of uproar and confusion.
  15. Bee- A flying insect known for its role in pollination and, in the case of the best-known bee species, the European honey bee, for producing honey.
  16. Beef- The flesh of a cow, bull, or ox, used as food.
  17. Beehive- A structure in which bees are kept, typically in the form of a dome or box.
  18. Beeper- A small electronic device that emits a beep or other sound, used especially for summoning or alerting someone.
  19. Beer- An alcoholic drink made from yeast-fermented malt flavored with hops.
  20. Beetle- An insect with a distinctive oval shape and hard case, typically belonging to the order Coleoptera.
  21. Befall- To happen or occur, especially something bad.
  22. Befriend- To act as a friend to someone by offering help or support.
  23. Befuddle- To confuse or perplex.
  24. Beg- To ask someone earnestly or humbly for something.
  25. Begin- To start; commence.
  26. Behalf- In the interest or support of someone or something.
  27. Behave- To act in a manner appropriate to the circumstances or rules.
  28. Behead- To cut off the head of someone, typically as a form of execution.
  29. Behemoth- Something enormous, especially a big and powerful organization.
  30. Beige- A pale sandy fawn color.
  31. Belch- To expel gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth.
  32. Belfry- A tower or steeple fitted with bells, typically as part of a church.
  33. Belie- To give a false impression or contradict.
  34. Believe- To accept something as true; feel sure of the truth of.
  35. Belittle- To make someone or something seem unimportant.
  36. Bell- A hollow device made of metal that sounds when struck, typically used for summoning or signaling.
  37. Bellow- To emit a deep loud roar, typically in pain or anger.
  38. Belly- The stomach or the front part of the human body between the chest and thighs.
  39. Belong- To be in the right place or a suitable place.
  40. Beloved- Dearly loved.
  41. Belt- A strip of leather or other material worn around the waist to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons.
  42. Bemuse- To puzzle, confuse, or bewilder someone.
  43. Bench- A long seat for several people, typically made of wood or stone.
  44. Bend- To shape or force (something straight) into a curve or angle.
  45. Beneath- At a lower level or layer than.
  46. Benefactor- A person who gives money or other help to a person or cause.
  47. Benefit- An advantage or profit gained from something.
  48. Benign- Gentle and kindly; (of a disease) not harmful in effect.
  49. Bent- Sharply curved or having an inclination.
  50. Bereave- To be deprived of a loved one through a profound absence, especially due to the loved one’s death.
  51. Berry- A small, roundish juicy fruit without a stone.
  52. Berth- A ship’s allotted place at a wharf or dock.
  53. Beseech- To ask urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreat.
  54. Beside- At the side of; next to.
  55. Bespoke- Made to order; custom made.
  56. Best- Of the most excellent or desirable type or quality.
  57. Bestow- To confer or present an honor, right, or gift.
  58. Bet- To risk something, usually a sum of money, against someone else’s on the basis of the outcome of a future event, such as a race or game.
  59. Betray- To expose one’s country, a group, or a person to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy.
  60. Better- Of a more excellent or effective type or quality.
  61. Bewilder- To cause someone to become perplexed and confused.
  62. Bewitch- To enchant and delight someone.
  63. Beyond- At or to the further side of.
  64. Bias- Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
  65. Bible- The Christian scriptures, consisting of the Old and New Testaments.
  66. Bibliography- A list of the books referred to in a scholarly work, typically printed as an appendix.
  67. Bicycle- A vehicle composed of two wheels held in a frame one behind the other, propelled by pedals and steered with handlebars attached to the front wheel.
  68. Bid- To offer a certain price for something, especially at an auction.
  69. Big- Of considerable size, extent, or intensity.
  70. Bike- Short for bicycle.
  71. Bilateral- Having or relating to two sides; affecting both sides.
  72. Bile- A bitter greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion, secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
  73. Bilingual- Speaking two languages fluently.
  74. Bill- A printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services.
  75. Billion- The number equivalent to the product of a thousand and a million; 1,000,000,000 or 10^9.
  76. Bind- To tie or fasten something tightly.
  77. Biography- An account of someone’s life written by someone else.
  78. Biological- Relating to biology or living organisms.
  79. Birch- A thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula.
  80. Bird- A warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly.
  81. Birth- The emergence of a baby or other young from the body of its mother; the start of life as a physically separate being.
  82. Birthday- The anniversary of the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts.
  83. Biscuit- A small baked unleavened cake, typically crisp, flat, and sweet.
  84. Bishop- A senior member of the Christian clergy, typically in charge of a diocese and empowered to confer holy orders.
  85. Bison- A humpbacked shaggy-haired wild ox native to North America and Europe.
  86. Bite- To use the teeth to cut into something.
  87. Bitter- Having a sharp, pungent taste or smell; not sweet.
  88. Bizarre- Very strange or unusual.
  89. Blame- To assign responsibility for a fault or wrong.
  90. Blanch- To make white or pale by extracting color; bleach.
  91. Bland- Lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting.
  92. Blank- (Of a surface or background) unrelieved by decorative or other features; bare, empty, or plain.
  93. Blanket- A large piece of woolen or similar material used as a covering on a bed or elsewhere for warmth.
  94. Blare- To make a loud, harsh sound.
  95. Blaze- A very large or fiercely burning fire.
  96. Bleach- A chemical used to whiten or sterilize materials.
  97. Bleak- (Of an area of land) lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements; (of a situation or future prospect) not hopeful or encouraging.
  98. Bleed- To lose blood from the body as a result of injury or illness.
  99. Blend- To mix a substance with another substance so that they combine together as a mass.
  100. Bless- To confer or invoke divine favor upon; ask God to look favorably on.

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