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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

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Sullivan said: 'Not every player in the world is beating down the doors of St Andrews to come to Birmingham City but we had virtually done a deal with Lee and we had done a deal with Newcastle over his transfer.
The Messenger spacecraft, to be launched next week, will be blasted by 700F (371C) temperatures as it orbits the tiny planet closest to the sun - so close that it would be as though 11 suns were beating down on Earth.
VALENCIA - With the wind blowing and the sun beating down, hundreds of riders of all ages stormed the Valencia Industrial Park on Sunday to compete in the 11th annual Chuck Pontius Memorial Criterium bike race.
If you don't have any students beating down your door to get information, perhaps you'd like to participate in CaICPA's student outreach program
Considering that the Prime Minister has bet his future on getting waiting lists down, the real wonder is why his ministers in Wales are not beating down Morgannwg's door to elicit the secret of its success.
There's been interest, but nobody's beating down our door.