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Synonyms for beggarˈbɛg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggar, mendicant(verb)

    a pauper who lives by begging

    Synonyms:
    friar, mendicant, beggar

  2. beggar(verb)

    be beyond the resources of

    "This beggars description!"

    Synonyms:
    pauperize, pauperise

  3. beggar, pauperize, pauperise(verb)

    reduce to beggary

    Synonyms:
    pauperize, pauperise, beggar

Wiktionary

  1. beggar(noun)

    Synonyms:
    ruin

  2. beggar(noun)

    To make a beggar of someone; impoverish.

    Synonyms:
    spanger, mendicant, panhandler, schnorrer, truant, ruin

  3. beggar(noun)

    To exhaust the resources of; to outdo.

    Synonyms:
    ruin

  4. beggar(noun)

    Synonyms:
    palliard, pauper, vagabond

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beggar(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mendicant, pauper, starveling, poor or indigent person

  2. beggar(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    impoverish, ruin, render poor, reduce to poverty, bring to want

  3. beggar(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    surpass, exceed, go beyond, be above, put at fault, show to be inadequate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

bum, hobo, tramp


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