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Meaning of "befool" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEFOOL

befool  [bɪˈfuːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEFOOL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Befool is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb befool in English.

WHAT DOES BEFOOL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of befool in the English dictionary

The definition of befool in the dictionary is to make a fool of.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BEFOOL

PRESENT

Present
I befool
you befool
he/she/it befools
we befool
you befool
they befool
Present continuous
I am befooling
you are befooling
he/she/it is befooling
we are befooling
you are befooling
they are befooling
Present perfect
I have befooled
you have befooled
he/she/it has befooled
we have befooled
you have befooled
they have befooled
Present perfect continuous
I have been befooling
you have been befooling
he/she/it has been befooling
we have been befooling
you have been befooling
they have been befooling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I befooled
you befooled
he/she/it befooled
we befooled
you befooled
they befooled
Past continuous
I was befooling
you were befooling
he/she/it was befooling
we were befooling
you were befooling
they were befooling
Past perfect
I had befooled
you had befooled
he/she/it had befooled
we had befooled
you had befooled
they had befooled
Past perfect continuous
I had been befooling
you had been befooling
he/she/it had been befooling
we had been befooling
you had been befooling
they had been befooling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will befool
you will befool
he/she/it will befool
we will befool
you will befool
they will befool
Future continuous
I will be befooling
you will be befooling
he/she/it will be befooling
we will be befooling
you will be befooling
they will be befooling
Future perfect
I will have befooled
you will have befooled
he/she/it will have befooled
we will have befooled
you will have befooled
they will have befooled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been befooling
you will have been befooling
he/she/it will have been befooling
we will have been befooling
you will have been befooling
they will have been befooling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would befool
you would befool
he/she/it would befool
we would befool
you would befool
they would befool
Conditional continuous
I would be befooling
you would be befooling
he/she/it would be befooling
we would be befooling
you would be befooling
they would be befooling
Conditional perfect
I would have befool
you would have befool
he/she/it would have befool
we would have befool
you would have befool
they would have befool
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been befooling
you would have been befooling
he/she/it would have been befooling
we would have been befooling
you would have been befooling
they would have been befooling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you befool
we let´s befool
you befool
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to befool
Past participle
befooled
Present Participle
befooling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEFOOL


Bul
buːl
capsule
ˈkæpsjuːl
cool
kuːl
damfool
ˈdæmˈfuːl
fool
fuːl
gul
ɡuːl
Istanbul
ˌɪstænˈbuːl
Liverpool
ˈlɪvəˌpuːl
module
ˈmɒdjuːl
outfool
ˌaʊtˈfuːl
pool
puːl
preschool
priːˈskuːl
rule
ruːl
schedule
ˈʃɛdjuːl
school
skuːl
tomfool
ˌtɒmˈfuːl
tool
tuːl
unfool
ʌnˈfuːl
whirlpool
ˈwɜːlˌpuːl
you´ll
juːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEFOOL

beflower
beflum
befoam
befog
befogged
befogging
before
before long
before one´s time
before the fact
before the mast
before you could say Jack Robinson
before-and-after test
before-tax
beforehand
beforetime
befortune
befoul
befouler
befoulment

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEFOOL

after-school
alcool
April fool
business school
damn fool
elementary school
form the fool
graduate school
high school
home-school
middle school
no fool
old school
play the fool
primary school
public school
secondary school
stool
swimming pool
wool

Synonyms and antonyms of befool in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BEFOOL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «befool» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of befool
bamboozle · beguile · cheat · con · cozen · delude · dupe · fool · hoax · hoodwink · humbug · mislead · outwit · trick

Translation of «befool» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEFOOL

Find out the translation of befool to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of befool from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «befool» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

愚弄
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

befool
570 millions of speakers

English

befool
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

befool
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

befool
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

одурачить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

befool
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বোকা বানান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Excite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Befool
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

betören
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

befool
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

befool
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bakal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

befool
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புத்தியீனனாக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मूर्ख
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kandırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

befool
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

befool
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обдурити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

befool
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

befool
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gek hou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

LURA
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

befool
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of befool

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEFOOL»

The term «befool» is normally little used and occupies the 140.109 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEFOOL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «befool» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «befool» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about befool

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEFOOL»

Discover the use of befool in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to befool and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tales of Wisdom
Don't. Try. to. Befool. Others. An Inspector of Schools went to a school for inspection. He went to class 6th. The students were having a lesson of Arithmetic. The Inspector was somewhat crazy. He was in the habit of baffling others by means of ...
A.P.Talwar, 2002
2
Peace of Mind
You can easily befool others by using deceitful words, And may feel happy on the success of those words. Can you imagine, how much you have befooled yourself, Actually you have only slow poisoned yourself. That poison will go on ...
Haridutt Sharma, 2011
3
Peace of Mind
You can easily befool others by using deceitful words, And may feel happyon the successofthose words. Can you imagine, how much you have befooled yourself, Actually you have only slow poisoned yourself. That poison will goon increasing  ...
Hari Dutt Sharma, 2012
4
The posthumous works of ... John Howe, ed. by J. Hunt
He doth it by letting men befool themselves, or by letting them befool one another , or sometimes by letting the devil befool them. He sometimes lets one man befool another : as when that counsel of Hushai, proved to be the means by which ...
John Howe, John Hunt, 1832
5
Magnificence
A very poor That so will do, He doth abuse Himself too too; He doth misuse 870 Each man, t'accuse, To crake and prate; I befool his pate. 875 This new fon jet From out of France First I did fet; Made purveyance And such ordinance 880 That all ...
John Skelton, Paula Neuss, 1980
6
English For Competitive Examinations, 1E
Vinod says to Leena, "Please don't try to befool me." (a) Vinod requests Leena not to try to befool him. (b) Vinod requests Leena that she should not try to befool him. (c) Vinod requests Leena please do not try to befool him. (d) Vinod requests  ...
Swarn Chawla, 2009
7
Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], ...
God sometimes lets men befool themselves, sometimes lets them befool one another, and sometimes lets the devil befool them. He sometimes lets one man befool another, as when the counsel of Hushai proved to be the means by which God ...
James Lee (M.A.), 1867
8
The Guide To English Usage
Befog v The windscreen was befogged with condensed water vapour. • Raindrops befogged his spects glasses. Befool v □ He be-fooled me. Compare : Hoodwink v = (hood = cover over head + wink = to close eyes) to befool by making one ...
B.b.sinha, 2009
9
Vedanta: Seven Steps to Samadhi
Then remember it, Hitler-type people can befool any country; if Hitler can befool the Germans, then no country is safe. Germany was the country of the professors, scholars, great scholars, great professors, logicians, philosophers - Kant, Hegel,  ...
Osho, 1997
10
Vedanta : An Art Of Dying
Then remember it--Hitler-type people can befool any country if Hitler can befool the Germans. Then no country is safe. Germany was the country of the professors , scholars, great scholars, great professors, logicians, philosophers--Kant, Hegel,  ...
Osho

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEFOOL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term befool is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lalu Yadav, Nitish Kumar take on BJP for 'hiding' caste census data
... painted as an OBC or one belonging to the extremely backward caste just to befool the people by invoking caste sentiments," Kumar said. «Economic Times, Jul 15»
2
JKNPP accuses BJP-PDP govt of discrimination with Jammu
... Jammu during the parliamentary and assembly elections were just eyewash and all the agendas were used to befool the people of Jammu.". «Kashmir Images, Jul 15»
3
NLWC slams Govt order
... in the localities men- tioned against their names by the order," Paosei pointed out while accusing the TA&H Dept of trying to befool the public. «E-Pao.net, Jul 15»
4
Amarinder's campaign a ploy to befool people, says Parkash Singh …
Taking a dig at the ongoing mass contact programme of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
5
Amarinder`s campaign a ploy to befool people, says Badal …
“What Amarinder Singh was doing for the last two days is nothing short of theatrical just to befool people by targeting his bête noire PPCC ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
6
Want to do big budget films if my role is substantial: Richa
Then in 'Main Aur Charles' my role is of a girl whom anyone can befool. In 'Jiya Aur Jiya', I am playing a quiet, shy girl. In "Aur Devdas", I enact ... «Zee News, Jun 15»
7
Want to do big budget films: Richa
Then in Main Aur Charles my role is of a girl whom anyone can befool. In Jiya Aur Jiya, I am playing a quiet, shy girl. In Aur Devdas, I enact a ... «The Statesman, Jun 15»
8
Lauding an inhuman treatment
Package is a clear attempt to befool people with twisting of facts and figures, which the entire civil society and trade bodies dismissed with ... «GreaterKashmir.com, Jun 15»
9
Govt assurances of ending power outrage proved hollow: Siraj
... rulers were trying to befool the masses through large size advertisements in newspapers that the problem of loadshedding had been solved. «Daily Times, Jun 15»
10
Opposition seeks 'power'
He said that the rulers were trying to befool the masses through large size advertisements in newspapers that the problem of loadshedding had ... «The Nation, Jun 15»

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