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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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This commemorative baseball bat is a small token of our appreciation for going to bat for veterans.
His struggle for runs has resulted in England reconsidering his position in the line-up from number three to number four, where Vaughan claimed he was going to bat for the remainder of the one-day schedule, back to number three where he batted in Thursday's defeat by South Africa at Old Trafford.
financial services in India, the Clinton administration is going to bat for corporate America.
Prior to today's downgrade, the Street wasn't exactly going to bat for the company.
second from right, admires the DAV Going to Bat for Veterans Award.