Results for beat

Definitions of beat:

part of speech: present participle

Beating.

part of speech: adjective

Weary: fatigued.

part of speech: verb

To knock; to strike; to strike often; to crush or mix by blows; to overcome in a fight, in battle, or in strife; to throb like the pulse.

part of speech: noun

A stroke which is made again and again; a throb; a footfall; a round or course which is frequently gone over; as, the policeman's beat; the rise or fall of the hand or foot marking the divisions of time.

part of speech: noun

A stroke; a throb; the rise or fall of the hand or foot to mark the time in music.

part of speech: past tense

Beat.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To give strokes repeatedly: to throb: to dash, as a flood or storm:- pr. p. beating; pa. t. beat; pa. p. beaten.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strike with repeated blows; thrash; knock; pound or break; fiatten or spread by blows; in hunting, to range over in order to rouse and drive out game; as, to beat a thicket for a hare; dash or strike against, as water or wind; tread, as a path; overcome or vanquish; excel; be too difficult for; flutter, as wings.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strike repeatedly: to break or bruise: to strike, as bushes, in order to rouse game: to thrash: to over- come.

part of speech: past participle

Beaten, Beat.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strike repeatedly; throb; dash or fall with force or violence; to sound a signal or summons, as by a drum; to sail against the wind by tacking.

part of speech: noun

A stroke: a stroke recurring at intervals, or its sound, as of a watch or the pulse: a round or course: a place of resort.

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