Found 3 items, similar to BEATEN.
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adj 1: beaten repeatedly with heavy blows; “a battered child”
battered woman syndrome”
2: formed or made thin by hammering; “beaten gold”
3: much trodden and worn smooth or bare; “did not stray from
the beaten path”
adj : very tired; “was all in at the end of the day”
; “so beat I
could flop down and go to sleep anywhere”
after all that exercise”
; “I'm dead after that long
[syn: all in(p)
n 1: a regular route for a sentry or policeman; “in the old days
a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by
2: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with
each beat of the heart; “he could feel the beat of her
3: the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; “the piece has
a fast rhythm”
; “the conductor set the beat”
4: a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two
waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to
the difference between the two oscillations
5: a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress
and behavior [syn: beatnik
6: the sound of stroke or blow; “he heard the beat of a drum”
7: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse [syn: meter
8: a regular rate of repetition; “the cox raised the beat”
9: a stroke or blow; “the signal was two beats on the steam
10: the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible
to the direction from which the wind is blowing
v 1: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; “Agassi
beat Becker in the tennis championship”
; “We beat the
; “Harvard defeated Yale in the last
[syn: beat out
2: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a
punishment or as an act of aggression; “Thugs beat him up
when he walked down the street late at night”
teacher used to beat the students”
[syn: beat up
, work over
3: hit repeatedly; “beat on the door”
; “beat the table with his
4: move rhythmically; “Her heart was beating fast”
5: shape by beating; “beat swords into ploughshares”
6: make a rhythmic sound; “Rain drummed against the
; “The drums beat all night”
7: glare or strike with great intensity; “The sun was beating
down on us”
8: move with a thrashing motion; “The bird flapped its wings”
“The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky”
9: sail with much tacking or with difficulty; “The boat beat in
the strong wind”
10: stir vigorously; “beat the egg whites”
; “beat the cream”
11: strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great
emotion or in accompaniment to music; “beat one's
; “beat one's foot rhythmically”
12: be superior; “Reading beats watching television”
; “This sure
13: avoid paying; “beat the subway fare”
14: make a sound like a clock or a timer; “the clocks were
; “the grandfather clock beat midnight”
15: move with a flapping motion; “The bird's wings were
16: indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks;
“Beat the rhythm”
17: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; “the
city pulsated with music and excitement”
18: make by pounding or trampling; “beat a path through the
19: produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly; “beat the drum”
20: strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for
21: beat through cleverness and wit; “I beat the traffic”
outfoxed her competitors”
22: be a mystery or bewildering to; “This beats me!”
; “Got me--I
don't know the answer!”
; “a vexing problem”
question really stuck me”
23: wear out completely; “This kind of work exhausts me”
; “He was all washed up after the exam”
, tucker out
English → English
(b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. Beat
; p. p. Beat
; p. pr. & vb. n. Beating
.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS.
be['a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st
1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to
beat one's breast; to beat iron so as to shape it; to beat
grain, in order to force out the seeds; to beat eggs and
sugar; to beat a drum.
Thou shalt beat some of it [spices] very small.
--Ex. xxx. 36.
They did beat the gold into thin plates. --Ex.
2. To punish by blows; to thrash.
3. To scour or range over in hunting, accompanied with the
noise made by striking bushes, etc., for the purpose of
To beat the woods, and rouse the bounding prey.
4. To dash against, or strike, as with water or wind.
A frozen continent . . . beat with perpetual storms.
5. To tread, as a path.
Pass awful gulfs, and beat my painful way.
6. To overcome in a battle, contest, strife, race, game,
etc.; to vanquish, defeat, or conquer; to surpass or be
He beat them in a bloody battle. --Prescott.
For loveliness, it would be hard to beat that. --M.
7. To cheat; to chouse; to swindle; to defraud; -- often with
8. To exercise severely; to perplex; to trouble.
Why should any one . . . beat his head about the
Latin grammar who does not intend to be a critic?
9. (Mil.) To give the signal for, by beat of drum; to sound
by beat of drum; as, to beat an alarm, a charge, a parley,
a retreat; to beat the general, the reveille, the tattoo.
10. to baffle or stump; to defy the comprehension of (a
person); as, it beats me why he would do that.
11. to evade, avoid, or escape (blame, taxes, punishment);
as, to beat the rap (be acquitted); to beat the sales tax
by buying out of state.
To beat down
, to haggle with (any one) to secure a lower
price; to force down. [Colloq.]
To beat into
, to teach or instill, by repetition.
To beat off
, to repel or drive back.
To beat out
, to extend by hammering.
To beat out of
a thing, to cause to relinquish it, or give
it up. “Nor can anything beat their posterity out of it
to this day.”
To beat the dust
(a) To take in too little ground with the fore legs, as a
(b) To perform curvets too precipitately or too low.
To beat the hoof
, to walk; to go on foot.
To beat the wing
, to flutter; to move with fluttering
To beat time
, to measure or regulate time in music by the
motion of the hand or foot.
To beat up
, to attack suddenly; to alarm or disturb; as, to
beat up an enemy's quarters.
Syn: To strike; pound; bang; buffet; maul; drub; thump;
baste; thwack; thrash; pommel; cudgel; belabor; conquer;
defeat; vanquish; overcome.
(b[=e]t"'n; 95), a.
1. Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use. “A broad
and beaten way.”
--Milton. “Beaten gold.”
the beaten track.”
2. Vanquished; defeated; conquered; baffled.
3. Exhausted; tired out.
4. Become common or trite; as, a beaten phrase. [Obs.]
5. Tried; practiced. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.