Found 68 articles starting with B:

benefited - correct spelling

benefited verb (past tense and past participle of the verb benefit)Also spelled benefitted.Example: The slush fun...

beset - vocabulary

beset - verb To attack on all sides, to assail, to harass, as in beset by financial difficulties; to surround or hem in, as in the little town beset on all sides with housing developments...

besides, beside

As prepositions, these two are commonly interchanged, but their meanings do differ, according to traditionalists.Besides means “other than” or “in addition to” while ...

between - correct spelling

between prepositionNote: When you use a personal pronoun with between, you must use the objective case.Grammar...

bicycle - correct spelling

bicycle nounExample: The little girl loved her new bicycle....

bight - correct spelling

bight noun (a loop in a rope, or a curve in a coastline)Not bite.Note: When you use your teeth, you ...

bilateral - vocabulary

bilateral - adjective Pertaining to two sides, parties, or factions, as in a bilateral treaty. In law, a bilateral contract binds two parties to reciprocal duties. R...

biscuit - correct spelling

biscuit nounExample: My grandmother made the world’s best biscuit....

bite - correct spelling

bite verb and nounNot bight.Example: A child might bite th...

blaspheme - vocabulary

blaspheme - verb To speak irreverently of God or sacred things or beliefs; to speak evil of someone or something. Used as either a transitive verb (with ...

Blockquote Test Page

Only Blockquote Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and sc...

board - correct spelling

board noun and verbExample: Send the report to the board of directors. nounExample: ...

boorish - vocabulary

boorish - adjective Like a boor, insensitive, crude; without good manners, as in His boorish behavior offended everyone at the party. Today’s New York Times features...

bored - correct spelling

bored adjective and verb (past tense and past participle of the verb bore)Example: She is ...

borrow - correct spelling

borrow verbExample: Do you want to borrow some money?...

bottle - correct spelling

bottle noun, verb, and phrasal verb (bottle up)Example: Give the baby her bottle. ...

bottom - correct spelling

bottom noun, verb, and adjectiveExample: We’ve reached the bottom of the list. noun...

bough - correct spelling

bough nounExample: The bird sat in the bough of the tree....

bought - correct spelling

bought verb (past tense and past participle of the verb buy)Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses bought and brought. ...

boundaries - correct spelling

boundariesnoun (plural of the noun boundary)Example: The land seemed to have no boundaries....

boundary - correct spelling

boundary nounExample: The line of trees formed the boundary of the property....

brake - correct spelling

brake noun and verbExample: She hit the brake to avoid the collision. nounExample: ...

breadth - correct spelling

breadthnounExample: Her breadth of knowledge impressed us....

breath - correct spelling

breathnounNote: The verb form is breathe.Grammar.com’s section on Problem Words discusses breath and b...

breath, breathe

Breathe (pronounced with a long “e”) is a verb, and breath (short “e”) is a noun.Example: He tried to tak...

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