work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher" Synonyms: follow,
have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?" Synonyms: exist,
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
have life, be alive; "Our great leader is no more"; "My grandfather lived until the end of war" Synonyms: live,
be identical to; be someone or something; "The president of the company is John Smith"; "This is my house"
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" Synonyms: constitute, represent, make up, comprise,
occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere; "Where is my umbrella?" "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!" Synonyms: equal,
represent, as of a character on stage; "Derek Jacobi was Hamlet" Synonyms: embody, personify,
be priced at; "These shoes cost $100" Synonyms: cost,
to remain unmolested, undisturbed, or uninterrupted -- used only in infinitive form; "let her be"
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"