WordNet mapping browser : Welcome guest : log in
Home |  Graph |  ]  KB:  Language:   

Formal Language: 


SUMO Search Tool

This tool relates English terms to concepts from the SUMO ontology by means of mappings to WordNet synsets.


English Word: 
According to WordNet, the verb "be" has 13 sense(s).

202702508 be priced at; "These shoes cost $100".

202749904 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".

202655135 occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?".

202445925 work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher".

202604760 have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer".

202603699 have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?".

202620587 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".

202664769 be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!".

202614181 have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war".

202268246 spend or use time; "I may be an hour".

202616386 be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house".

202697725 represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet".

202744820 to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form; "let her be".


Explore the word be on the WordNet web site.

Show Open Multilingual Wordnet links

Show OWL translation



Sigma web home      Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) web home
Sigma version 2.99c (>= 2017/11/20) is open source software produced by Articulate Software and its partners