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Definition of beat:

  1. 1. To strike; to throb or pulsate 2. A stroke or pulsation, as of the heart or pulse.
  2. Exhausted with exertion.
  3. A stroke or blow; a recurring stroke; pulsation or throb; a footfall; a round or course which is often trodden; a place of habitual resort; the rise or fall of the hand and foot, in regulating the time; a transient grace- note, struck immediately before the note it is intended to ornament. Beat of drum, a succession of beats on a drum variously arranged for different orders.
  4. To strike repeatedly; to bruise or break, by beating or pounding; to extend by beating; to strike, as bushes, to rouse game; to thrash; to mix or agitate by beating; to dash or strike, as water; to strike or brush, as wind; to tread, as a path; to vanquish or conquer; to harass; to overlabour; to baffle.
  5. To move with pulsation; to throb; to strike or dash with force, as a storm; to knock, as at a door. To beat down, to break, or throw down; to lay flat down; to crush; to lower the price. To beat back, to compel to retire. To beat into, to instil. To beat up, to attack suddenly, by repetition. To beat the wing, to flutter. To beat off, to drive back. To beat out, to hammer out. To beat the hoof, to go on foot. To beat time, to measure or regulate the time in music by the motion of the hand or foot. To beat the general, to give the signal to march. To beat the tattoo, to summon to quarters. To beat about to try to find, or search by various means or ways. To beat about the bush, to address one's self to a question in an underhand, indirect way. To beat up, to make progress against the direction of the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line, or traverse. To beat up for, to go about, in order to procure. To beat up and down, to run first one way and then another.

Common misspellings for beat:

bett, comminment, bea, beath, spack, breat, beate, beaty, bealt, beaut, beated, beatt, besat, beart, outbeat, beap, abeat, beant, beeat.

Google Ngram Viewer results for beat:

This graph shows how "beat" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Quotes for beat:

  1. Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. - Kyle Chandler
  2. Love is the big booming beat which covers up the noise of hate. - Margaret Cho
  3. The end of the animal trade would leave more time to trap or beat to death pop star wannabes. - Simon Cowell
  4. One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language. - Don DeLillo
  5. Everybody knows that I am one of the greatest fighters of all time and I would beat all those guys. - Larry Holmes

Rhymes for beat:

  1. amit, bridgette, compete, complete, conceit, concrete, deceit, defeat, delete, deplete, discreet, discrete, downbeat, effete, elite, excrete, gamete, mistreat, offbeat, petite, receipt, repeat, replete, retreat, secrete, unseat.
  2. beet, bleat, cheat, cleat, crete, eat, feat, feet, fleet, greet, grete, heat, leet, meat, meet, mete, neat, neet, peat, peet, peete, pete, piet, pleat, seat, sheet, skeat, skeet, sleet, st, street, suite, sweet, teat, teet, treat, tweet, veit, wheat.
  3. incomplete, indiscreet, marguerite, marquerite, noncompete, uncomplete.

Idioms for beat:

  1. beat the rap
  2. beat/ turn swords into ploughshares
  3. beat swords into ploughshares
  4. beat the drum for sm or sth
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