Definition of Benet

1. Noun. United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943).

Exact synonyms: Stephen Vincent Benet
Generic synonyms: Poet



2. Noun. United States writer; brother of Stephen Vincent Benet (1886-1950).
Exact synonyms: William Rose Benet
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Benet

1. v. t. To catch in a net; to insnare.

Definition of Benet

1. Verb. To catch in a net; ensnare. ¹

2. Verb. To surround as by a net. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Benet

1. to net [v BENETTED, BENETTING, BENETS] - See also: net

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benet

benefit of the doubt
benefit tourism
benefited
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benefiters
benefiting
benefitless
benefits
benefits in kind
benefitted
benefitting
benegro
benempt
benempted
benes
benet (current term)
benets
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benetting
benevolence
benevolences
benevolent
benevolent-dictator
benevolent-dictatorship
benevolent dictator
benevolent dictators
benevolent dictatorship
benevolent dictatorships
benevolent overlord

Literary usage of Benet

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1. South Carolina Bench and Bar by Ulysses Robert Brooks (1908)
"When Judge benet decided to practice law and give up teaching, ... Judge benet is an original man, and the more original a man's thought is, the more direct ..."

2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"William Rose benet was born at Fort Hamilton, New York Harbor, February 2, 1886. He was educated at Albany Academy and graduated from Yale in 1907. ..."

3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"Stephen Vincent benet, the younger brother of William Rose benet, was born at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, ... Like his brother, the younger benet is at his ..."

4. The Original Chronicle of Andrew of Wyntoun Printed on Parallel Pages from by Andrew, Fran├žois Joseph Amours, John Thomas Tosbach Brown, George Neilson (1906)
"And quhen J>is pape benet wes dede, And ane other wes in his ... Spak to this spirit stoutly, And said : " Art bov nocht bat benet That ..."

5. Scot. Text S. by Scottish Text Society (1906)
"And quhen bis pape benet wes dede, F. 2171. ... He said : "That sary benet am I, That held bat stait ..."

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