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Synonyms for beat

beat it

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beat someone up

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beat something out

beat yourself up

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to punish with blows or lashes

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to indicate (time or rhythm), as with repeated gestures or sounds

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to make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements

to shape, break, or flatten with repeated blows

to mix rapidly to a frothy consistency

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to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

beat down: to be projected with blinding intensity

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beat off: to turn or drive away

a stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound

a periodic contraction or sound of something coursing

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

an area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

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a regular route for a sentry or policeman

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the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies

a member of the beat generation

the sound of stroke or blow

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a regular rate of repetition

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a stroke or blow

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the act of beating to windward

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shape by beating

make a rhythmic sound

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glare or strike with great intensity

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move with a thrashing motion

sail with much tacking or with difficulty

strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music

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be superior

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avoid paying

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make a sound like a clock or a timer

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move with a flapping motion

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indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

make by pounding or trampling

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produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly

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strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

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very tired

References in periodicals archive ?
One of the things that undoubtedly happen to those who get buffeted by the slings and arrows of daily life is that goals and the necessary tenacity get somewhat beaten down.
This city has always been a magnet for people who have been beaten down, and abused, "said the 56-year-old mental health services coordinator for the San Francisco health department.
Although utilities have been beaten down and are also suffering in this interest rate environment, this is actually a backdoor Internet play," says Paige.
The flat panel display industry has always attracted new technologies, but the strength of AMLCDs has beaten down most newcomers.
Doyle said: "It was difficult after the Leinster final but we knew that we had beaten Down already this year so we were confident enough.
The townspeople are not so much unkind as they are beaten down.
An actor with sad eyes who never looks beaten down, Saxe is intriguing both while impassioned and in quiet repose.
Although Disney stock has been beaten down, Okomo says the company still possesses valuable assets--its extensive film library and theme parks--that will help the shares rebound.
It's not just their lives that are on display, however, but their stories, as well as the history of a country beaten down by centuries of colonialism.
Overall Market Activity: "Earnings season lock-ups have kept most insiders on the sidelines in recent weeks, but we are beginning to see an uptick in buying, especially among beaten down names that may be susceptible to end-of-year tax-loss selling," said Ben Silverman, research director for InsiderScore.