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How to Pronounce beckon?

Correct pronunciation for the word "beckon" is [bˈɛkən], [bˈɛkən], [b_ˈɛ_k_ə_n].

What are the misspellings for beckon?

"Beckon" in context

Beckon is an old English word that describes inviting someone with a gesture or call. A beckon can be used to call someone closer to you or it can be used to express a silent invitation. An example of this behavior can be seen in many cultures, such as a person motioning with their finger to come closer. In literature and film, beckoning is often used to show an interest in another person or to beckon a person to come over.

In spiritual beliefs, a beckon is sometimes used to symbolize the spiritual call or guide. Often, this call is shown in the form of a light or an angel like figure.

What are similar-sounding words for beckon?

Usage over time for beckon:

This graph shows how "beckon" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Synonyms for Beckon:


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