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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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Khan took a beating against fearsome puncher Marcos Maidana in December but pulled out the win and shrugged off his chinny reputation in the process.
Apart from keeping you dry, they keep the noise away so you will not be bothered by that incidental rain shower beating against the roof.
Morocco's foreign ministry said, in a statement on Saturday, two other cases of serious use of force and beating against Moroccan nationals took place on August 4 and on Saturday morning.
Co-defendant Malik, aged 31, of Oliver Street, Coventry, also pleaded not guilty to two charges of common assault by beating against Syed and Azmat Rizvi and a further charge of using violence to secure entry into the premises.
Malik, 31, of Oliver Street, Coventry, has pleaded not guilty to two charges of common assault by beating against Syed and Azmat Rizvi and a further charge of using violence to secure entry into the Balsall Common home.
And the Wales manager conceded his young team had a lucky escape from a bigger beating against the impressive Germans.
But he is well aware of how hard it will be for his team to avenge that beating against a Celtic side which Calderwood feels in playing quality football this campaign.
They were hammered by New Zealand at Chester-le-Street after a similar beating against West Indies in Nottingham 48 hours earlier, leaving England battling to remain in contention for the July 10 final at Lord's.
Techine's camera captures the dazzling yellow of a meadow in southern France, the deep grays of Paris at night and the rhythms of the sea beating against russet rocks on the Spanish coast.
The meeting took place as the dollar took a beating against the Japanese yen in currency markets on Tuesday, falling below 110 yen in Tokyo, London and New York for the first time since early January.
I cut my hand some had no glass windows without glass sadden me like empty eyeglass frames windows rain lashed your glass its long hair red and grieving a cigarette hanging from my lips I was singing a song in my head I like the sound of rain more than my voice windows a sea filled your sunny vacancy on the fifth floor a blue-sapphire sea I quietly slipped it on my little finger and kissed it three times with tears in my eyes kissed and put it to my forehead three times windows I got up from the red canopy bed and pressed my child's nose against your steamed-up glass the hot room smelled of my young mother I had measles windows I don't know if it was early morning or maybe midnight I don't know stars entered my room beating against your glass
Alora took a 5-0 beating against Asian Games champion Sorn Seavmey in the finals, but it hardly mattered as she brought Philippine taekwondo back to the Olympics since Tshomlee Go and Marie Antonette Rivero played in 2008 Beijing.
I know the 21s got a bit of a beating against Wexford but they're our future - that's what we have in the county.
She was awake, and bored, and kept beating against my shoulders with her sticky fists, and pulling my hair.
The dollar took a heavy beating against the yen Thursday in New York, momentarily tumbling more than 3 yen to hit a two-month low of just below 96 yen, on concern about a possible deterioration in the U.