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Synonyms for bat

club

Synonyms for bat

to open and close the eyes rapidly

Synonyms for bat

nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

(baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

the club used in playing cricket

a club used for hitting a ball in various games

strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

wink briefly

have a turn at bat

use a bat

beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

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State Farm, our agents and associates go to bat for our customers and their communities every day, so this was a natural extension of who we are," said Todd Fischer, manager of national sponsorships for State Farm.
com/gotobat, and go to bat for their favorite cause by selecting one of the designated charities on the website that means the most to them.
Chicago Go to Bat for Tomorrow's All-Stars with Baseball Field
For the next two years, Sosa will go to bat for Hansen's(R) energy, America's superstar functional beverage.
Four, five or six people go to bat for the family from the time the phone rings (at the funeral home).