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How to Pronounce beat?

Correct pronunciation for the word "beat" is [bˈiːt], [bˈiːt], [b_ˈiː_t].

Definition of beat

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Exhausted with exertion.
  4. 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.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Beat?

  • The present tense personal forms of the verb "beat" are:

  • - I beat

  • - You beat

  • - He beats

  • - She beats

  • - It beats

  • - We beat

  • - You beat

  • - They beat
  • What is the past tense of Beat?

  • The personal forms of the verb "beat" in the past tense are:

  • 1st person singular: I beat

  • 2nd person singular: you beat

  • 3rd person singular: he/she/it beat

  • 1st person plural: we beat

  • 2nd person plural: you beat

  • 3rd person plural: they beat
  • What is the adverb for beat?

    The adverb for the word "beat" is "beatingly".

    What is the adjective for beat?

    The adjective form of the word "beat" is "beaten".

    Usage over time for beat:

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

    What is the plural form of beat?

    The plural of the "beat" can be the "beats".

    What is the singular form of beat?

    The singular of the "beat" can be the "beat".

    Synonyms for Beat:

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