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Definition of beep verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they beep
    he / she / it beeps
    past simple beeped
    -ing form beeping
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  1. 1[intransitive] (of an electronic machine) to make a short high sound The microwave beeps to let you know when it's done.
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] when a car horn, etc. beeps or when you beep it, it makes a short noise The car behind started beeping at us. beep something He beeped his horn at the cyclist.
  3. 3[transitive] beep somebody to call someone on their beeper
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: beep

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