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Beat — synonyms, definition

1. beat (a)

5 synonyms
bushed fatigued tired weary worn out

2. beat (Noun)

52 synonyms
appointment area assignment beatnik behaviour blow cadence career circuit click conduct course exclusive field heartbeat hit journey lap measure meter • • •
10 definitions

beat (Noun) — A regular route for a sentry or policeman. ex. "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"

beat (Noun) — The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart. ex. "he could feel the beat of her heart"

beat (Noun) — The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music. ex. "the conductor set the beat"

beat (Noun) — A single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations.

beat (Noun) — A member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behaviour.

beat (Noun) — The sound of stroke or blow. ex. "he heard the beat of a drum"

beat (Noun) — (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.

beat (Noun) — A regular rate of repetition. ex. "the cox raised the beat"

beat (Noun) — A stroke or blow. ex. "the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"

beat (Noun) — The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing.

18 types of
itinerary musical time nonconformist oscillation pace path periodic event poetic rhythm prosody rate recurrent event recusant rhythmic pattern route sailing sound stroke vibration
17 types
backbeat catalexis common measure common meter diastole downbeat foot metrical foot metrical unit offbeat pounding scansion syncopation systole throb throbbing upbeat
3 parts of
beat generation beatniks beats

3. beat (Verb)

195 synonyms
Tucker abuse agitate baffle bang bat batter beat out beat up bedevil befuddle berate best bewilder bludgeon box break bruise bubble buffet • • •
23 definitions

beat (Verb) — Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict. ex. "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" ex. "We beat the competition"

beat (Verb) — Give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression. ex. "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night" ex. "The teacher used to beat the students"

beat (Verb) — Hit repeatedly. ex. "beat on the door" ex. "beat the table with his shoe"

beat (Verb) — Move rhythmically. ex. "Her heart was beating fast"

beat (Verb) — Shape by beating. ex. "beat swords into ploughshares"

beat (Verb) — Make a rhythmic sound. ex. "Rain beat against the windscreen"

beat (Verb) — Glare or strike with great intensity. ex. "The sun was beating down on us"

beat (Verb) — Move with a thrashing motion. ex. "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"

beat (Verb) — Sail with much tacking or with difficulty. ex. "The boat beat in the strong wind"

beat (Verb) — (cooking) stir vigorously. ex. "beat the cream"

beat (Verb) — Strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music. ex. "beat one's breast" ex. "beat one's foot rhythmically"

beat (Verb) — Be superior. ex. "Reading beats watching television" ex. "This sure beats work!"

beat (Verb) — Avoid paying. ex. "beat the subway fare"

beat (Verb) — Make a sound like a clock or a timer. ex. "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

beat (Verb) — Move with a flapping motion. ex. "The bird's wings were beating"

beat (Verb) — Indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks. ex. "Beat the rhythm"

beat (Verb) — Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion. ex. "the city beat with music and excitement"

beat (Verb) — Make by pounding or trampling. ex. "beat a path through the forest"

beat (Verb) — (music) produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly. ex. "beat the drum"

beat (Verb) — Strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting.

beat (Verb) — Beat through cleverness and wit. ex. "I beat the traffic"

beat (Verb) — Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly. ex. "This beats me!"

beat (Verb) — Wear out completely. ex. "I'm beat"

51 type of
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124 types
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1 see also
3 topics
navigation pilotage piloting

4. beat (Adjective)

2 synonyms
all in dead
1 definition

beat (Adjective) — Very tired. ex. "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"