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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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Kevin Holsgrove levelled in the 74th minute, beating off the challenges of four defenders, and Ricky Evans (88) ended Caersws' fight for survival from the spot.
Barratt West Midlands site manager Jamie Bishop has won the Supreme Award in the Pride In The Job campaign run by the National House Building Council, beating off competition from more than 18,000 site managers throughout Britain.
Blatter, first appointed in 1998 and re-elected again in 2002 - both beating off rival candidates - this time stood unchallenged and was unanimously voted in at the 208-nation FIFA Congress in Zurich.
Wright as the aggressively gay Hanschen sits center stage beating off under his nightshirt.
The pupils at St Patrick's School in Thornaby snatched a place in the Make Your Mark national final after beating off competition from other North-east schools.
COVENTRY firm Train-a-lift has won two prestigious contracts after beating off competition from several national companies.
GREAT Britain international Mike Ellis is the new Nottingham Panthers coach after beating off stiff opposition from Europe and North America to land the post.
Overnight leader Ratcliffe shot a 72 to move to six under par, beating off a strong challenge from England's Tommy Horton, who ended the day two shots off the pace.