meaning of Beck

Beck meaning in General Dictionary

a substantial nod or motion associated with mind or hand esp as a telephone call or command

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  • To inform or phone by a nod or a motion of this mind or hand to intimate a command to
  • A vat See right back
  • To nod or make an indication using the mind or hand
  • See Beak
  • A small brook
  • a beckoning gesture
  • See Beak.
  • a tiny brook.
  • A vat. See Straight Back.
  • To nod, or make an indication aided by the head or hand.
  • To notify or call by a nod, or a motion associated with mind or hand; to intimate a demand to.
  • a substantial nod, or motion for the head or hand, esp. as a call or command.

Beck meaning in Names Dictionary

Brook.
Name Origin: Scandinavian
Name Gender: Male


Beck meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "mute sign," from noun utilization of bekken (v.), variant of becnan "to beckon" (see beckon). Transferred feeling of "slightest indicator of will" is from late 15c.

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  • c.1300, reducing of beckon. (v.).

Beck meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A tiny brook.

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  • (v. i.) To nod, or make an indicator using head or hand.
  • (v. t.) To inform or phone by a nod, or a motion of this mind or hand; to intimate a command to.
  • (n.) A significant nod, or movement of this head or hand, esp. as a call or command.

Sentence Examples with the word Beck

He controlled all the lands from the Elbe to the Pyrenees, and had Spain and Italy at his beck and call.

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