beat - noun

  • a regular route for a sentry or policeman
  • the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  • the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
  • 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
  • a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
  • the sound of stroke or blow
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  • a regular rate of repetition
  • a stroke or blow
  • the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

  • beat - verb

    • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    • give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
    • hit repeatedly
    • move rhythmically
    • shape by beating
    • make a rhythmic sound
    • glare or strike with great intensity
    • move with a thrashing motion
    • sail with much tacking or with difficulty
    • stir vigorously
    • strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music
    • be superior
    • avoid paying
    • make a sound like a clock or a timer
    • move with a flapping motion
    • indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks
    • move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    • make by pounding or trampling
    • produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly
    • strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
    • beat through cleverness and wit
    • be a mystery or bewildering to
    • wear out completely

    beat - adjective

    • very tired

    beat - thesaurus

    amaze   baffle   beatnik   bewilder   bunk   bushed   cadence   circumvent   crush   dead   drum   dumbfound   exhaust   flap   flummox   get   gravel   heartbeat   measure   meter American English spelling   metre British English spelling   mystify   nonplus   outfox   outsmart   outwit   overreach   perplex   pose   pound   pulsate   pulsation   pulse   puzzle   quiver   rhythm   round   scramble   shell   stick   stupefy   thrum   thump   tick   ticktack   ticktock   trounce   tucker   vanquish   vex  

    Scrabble score for beat

    b is 3 e is 1 a is 1 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 6

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