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beep

 (bēp)
n.
A sound or signal, as from a horn or an electronic device.
v. beeped, beep·ing, beeps
v.intr.
To make a beep.
v.tr.
1. To cause to make a beep: The drivers stuck in traffic beeped their horns.
2. To activate the beeper of (a person) by telephoning its number.

[Imitative.]

beep

(biːp)
n
a short high-pitched sound, esp one made by the horn of a car, bicycle, etc, or by electronic apparatus
vb
to make or cause to make such a noise
[C20: of imitative origin]
ˈbeeper n

beep

(bip)
n.
1. a short, usu. high-pitched tone produced by an automobile horn, electronic device, etc., as a signal or warning.
v.i.
2. to make or emit such a sound.
v.t.
3. to sound (a horn, warning signal, etc.).
4. to warn, summon, etc., by beeping.
[1925–30; imitative]

beep


Past participle: beeped
Gerund: beeping

Imperative
beep
beep
Present
I beep
you beep
he/she/it beeps
we beep
you beep
they beep
Preterite
I beeped
you beeped
he/she/it beeped
we beeped
you beeped
they beeped
Present Continuous
I am beeping
you are beeping
he/she/it is beeping
we are beeping
you are beeping
they are beeping
Present Perfect
I have beeped
you have beeped
he/she/it has beeped
we have beeped
you have beeped
they have beeped
Past Continuous
I was beeping
you were beeping
he/she/it was beeping
we were beeping
you were beeping
they were beeping
Past Perfect
I had beeped
you had beeped
he/she/it had beeped
we had beeped
you had beeped
they had beeped
Future
I will beep
you will beep
he/she/it will beep
we will beep
you will beep
they will beep
Future Perfect
I will have beeped
you will have beeped
he/she/it will have beeped
we will have beeped
you will have beeped
they will have beeped
Future Continuous
I will be beeping
you will be beeping
he/she/it will be beeping
we will be beeping
you will be beeping
they will be beeping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been beeping
you have been beeping
he/she/it has been beeping
we have been beeping
you have been beeping
they have been beeping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been beeping
you will have been beeping
he/she/it will have been beeping
we will have been beeping
you will have been beeping
they will have been beeping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been beeping
you had been beeping
he/she/it had been beeping
we had been beeping
you had been beeping
they had been beeping
Conditional
I would beep
you would beep
he/she/it would beep
we would beep
you would beep
they would beep
Past Conditional
I would have beeped
you would have beeped
he/she/it would have beeped
we would have beeped
you would have beeped
they would have beeped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beep - a short high tone produced as a signal or warningbeep - a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.beep - make a loud noisebeep - make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
tootle - play (a musical instrument) casually; "the saxophone player was tootling a sad melody"
2.beep - call, summon, or alert with a beeperbeep - call, summon, or alert with a beeper
send for, call - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
Translations

beep

[biːp]
A. N (Brit) → pitido m
please leave a message after the beepdeje un mensaje después de la señal
B. VIsonar
C. VT [+ horn] → tocar

beep

[ˈbiːp]
n (= sound) → bip m
vi [machine] → faire bip; [horn] → klaxonner; [driver] → klaxonner
vt
to beep one's horn → klaxonner

beep

(inf)
nTut(tut) nt (inf); leave your name and number after the beephinterlassen Sie Ihren Namen und Ihre Nummer nach dem Signalton or Pfeifton
vt to beep one’s hornhupen
vituten (inf); beep beep!tut, tut (inf)

beep

[biːp]
1. n (of horn) → colpo di clacson; (of phone) → segnale m (acustico), bip m inv
2. vi (horn) → suonare; (computer, pager) → fare bip
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