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Synonyms for (noun) beat

Synonyms: beat Definition: the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

Hypernyms: sailing Definition: riding in a sailboat

Synonyms: beat Definition: a stroke or blow Usage: the signal was two beats on the steam pipe

Hypernyms: stroke Definition: a single complete movement

Synonyms: beat Definition: a regular rate of repetition Usage: the cox raised the beat

Hypernyms: rate, pace Definition: the relative speed of progress or change Usage: he lived at a fast pace; he works at a great rate; the pace of events accelerated

Synonyms: rhythm, beat, musical rhythm Definition: the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music Usage: the piece has a fast rhythm; the conductor set the beat

Hypernyms: musical time Definition: (music) the beat of musical rhythm

Synonyms: beat, cadence, measure, meter, metre Definition: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

Hypernyms: poetic rhythm, prosody, rhythmic pattern Definition: (prosody) a system of versification

Synonyms: beat Definition: the sound of stroke or blow Usage: he heard the beat of a drum

Hypernyms: sound Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event Usage: the sound awakened them

Synonyms: beat, pulsation, pulse, heartbeat Definition: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart Usage: he could feel the beat of her heart

Hypernyms: periodic event, recurrent event Definition: an event that recurs at intervals

Synonyms: beat, round Definition: a regular route for a sentry or policeman Usage: in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name

Hypernyms: itinerary, path, route Definition: an established line of travel or access

Synonyms: beat, beatnik Definition: a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior

Hypernyms: nonconformist, recusant Definition: someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

Synonyms: beat Definition: 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

Hypernyms: vibration, oscillation Definition: (physics) a regular periodic variation in value about a mean

Synonyms for (verb) beat

Synonyms: wash up, exhaust, beat, tucker, tucker out Definition: wear out completely Usage: This kind of work exhausts me; I'm beat; He was all washed up after the exam

Hypernyms: jade, fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary Definition: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress Usage: We wore ourselves out on this hike

Synonyms: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to Usage: This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

Hypernyms: throw, bedevil, befuddle, discombobulate, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle Definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly Usage: These questions confuse even the experts; This question completely threw me; This question befuddled even the teacher

Synonyms: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Hypernyms: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach, circumvent, beat Definition: beat through cleverness and wit Usage: I beat the traffic; She outfoxed her competitors

Hypernyms: outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, exceed, surmount, surpass Definition: be or do something to a greater degree Usage: her performance surpasses that of any other student I know; She outdoes all other athletes; This exceeds all my expectations; This car outperforms all others in its class

Synonyms: beat Definition: hit repeatedly Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe

Hypernyms: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Synonyms: beat Definition: strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

Hypernyms: beat Definition: hit repeatedly Usage: beat on the door; beat the table with his shoe

Synonyms: beat Definition: strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music Usage: beat one's breast; beat one's foot rhythmically

Hypernyms: strike Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead

Synonyms: scramble, beat Definition: stir vigorously Usage: beat the egg whites; beat the cream

Hypernyms: stir up, commove, agitate, disturb, vex, raise up, shake up Definition: change the arrangement or position of

Synonyms: beat Definition: shape by beating Usage: beat swords into ploughshares

Hypernyms: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work Definition: make something, usually for a specific function Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

Synonyms: beat Definition: produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly Usage: beat the drum

Hypernyms: play Definition: perform music on (a musical instrument) Usage: He plays the flute; Can you play on this old recorder?

Synonyms: beat Definition: make by pounding or trampling Usage: beat a path through the forest

Hypernyms: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: pulsate, quiver, beat Definition: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion Usage: the city pulsated with music and excitement

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: pound, thump, beat Definition: move rhythmically Usage: Her heart was beating fast

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: beat Definition: sail with much tacking or with difficulty Usage: The boat beat in the strong wind

Hypernyms: sail Definition: travel on water propelled by wind Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on

Synonyms: beat, flap Definition: move with a flapping motion Usage: The bird's wings were flapping

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: flap, beat Definition: move with a thrashing motion Usage: The bird flapped its wings; The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky

Hypernyms: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

Synonyms: beat Definition: glare or strike with great intensity Usage: The sun was beating down on us

Hypernyms: glare Definition: shine intensely Usage: The sun glared down on us

Synonyms: thrum, beat, drum Definition: make a rhythmic sound Usage: Rain drummed against the windshield; The drums beat all night

Hypernyms: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: tick, ticktack, ticktock, beat Definition: make a sound like a clock or a timer Usage: the clocks were ticking; the grandfather clock beat midnight

Hypernyms: sound, go Definition: make a certain noise or sound Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Synonyms: bunk, beat Definition: avoid paying Usage: beat the subway fare

Hypernyms: rip off, cheat, chisel Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money

Synonyms: beat Definition: be superior Usage: Reading beats watching television; This sure beats work!

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adjective) beat

Synonyms: bushed, all in, beat, dead Definition: very tired Usage: was all in at the end of the day; so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere; bushed after all that exercise; I'm dead after that long trip

Hypernyms: tired Definition: depleted of strength or energy Usage: tired mothers with crying babies; too tired to eat