- (transitive) to take, remove (from somewhere: -ból/-ből) (while being inside, to reach out and grab something that is outside of that same place and carry it to the inside)
- Bevettem a karácsonyi díszeket a kirakatból. ― I took the Christmas ornaments from the shop window.
- (transitive, of medicine) to take (to receive medicine into one's body on a single occasion)
- Coordinate term: szed (medicine, regularly)
- Bevetted a gyógyszert? ― Did you take the medication?
- (transitive, of food) to take (to be able to consume food or drink)
- Synonym: megemészt
- Az alkoholt nem veszi be a gyomrom. ― My stomach can't take alcohol.
- (transitive) to take in (-ból/-ből) (to shorten a garment or make it smaller)
- Mikor lefogytam, minden ruhámból bevettem. ― When I lost weight, I took all my clothes in.
- (transitive) to admit, accept (into: -ba/-be) (to grant entrance into a group as a member)
- Tavaly bevettek a válogatottba. ― Last year I was accepted into the national team.
- (transitive, colloquial) to earn, receive, take in (to earn as salary)
- (transitive, of a city, fortress, territory) to take, capture, occupy (to take control of after a fight, by force)
- Synonym: elfoglal
- (transitive, figurative) to buy, believe (to accept as true)
- Synonym: elhisz
- (transitive, reflexive, with magát) to settle in, ensconce, nestle (in somewhere: -ba/-be) (to go somewhere and settle comfortably or perhaps hide)
conjugation of bevesz
- bevesz in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
- bevesz in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)