- to exist or live
- to take place, happen or occur
- to occupy a place or position
- to continue to remain as before
- to belong
- any hymenopterous insect of the superfamily Apoidea, as the bumble bee or honey bee or carpenter bee etc.
- a community social gathering in order to perform some task, engage in a contest, etc: a sewing bee or spelling bee
"The bee's knees" a person or thing that is wonderful, great , or marvelous (from the 1920's)
"Busy Bee" a person who has lots of things to do
"Make a beeline" a direct route traveled quickly
"To have a BEE in one's bonnet," is to BE obsessed with one idea.
"Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought." ~Robert Browning
I have been stung by the BEE in my Bonnet, "My BE List!"