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BEEP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does beep mean? 

BEEP (noun)
  The noun BEEP has 1 sense:

1. a short high tone produced as a signal or warning

  Familiarity information: BEEP used as a noun is very rare.


BEEP (verb)
  The verb BEEP has 2 senses:

1. make a loud noise
2. call, summon, or alert with a beeper

  Familiarity information: BEEP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BEEP (noun)


Sense 1beep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A short high tone produced as a signal or warning

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

beep; bleep

Hypernyms ("beep" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)


BEEP (verb)


Sense 1beep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a loud noise

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

beep; claxon; honk; toot; blare

Context example:

The horns of the taxis blared

Hypernyms (to "beep" is one way to...):

go; sound (make a certain noise or sound)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "beep"):

tootle (play (a musical instrument) casually)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something

Sentence examples:

Cars beep in the streets
The streets beep with cars


Sense 2beep [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Call, summon, or alert with a beeper

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "beep" is one way to...):

call; send for (order, request, or command to come)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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