Synonyms and Antonyms of be
to have life
- stories that begin with the familiar line "once upon a time there was a beautiful maiden"
abide, continue, endure, hold on, hold up, keep (on), kick, last, lead, persist, rule, run on, survive
flourish, prosper, thrive
disappear, evaporate, vanish
cease, desist, discontinue, end, quit, stop
abate, die (down), ebb, let up, moderate, subside, wane
to occupy a place or location
- We'll be there waiting for you.
to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes
- Our school's football team is first in its division.
to take place
- The party is next Saturday.
befall, betide, chance, come, come about, come down, come off, cook, do, go on, happen, occur, pass, transpire
break, develop, rise, shape (up)
arise, come up, crop (up), materialize, spring (up)
fall out, follow, result, turn out
go off, proceed