beat (beat, beaten)

beat (beat, beaten)
خَفَقَ \ beat (beat, beaten): to move (up and down) regularly: Her heart was beating fast. flap: to move up and down, or from side to side: Birds flap their wings. The flag was flapping in the wind. flutter: to shake, esp. in the wind: The flag was fluttering on its pole. throb: to beat regularly, as the heart beats. whip: to beat until stiff (usu. cream or the white of an egg): whipped cream. whisk: to beat (eggs) until they are light and full of air.

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  • Beaten — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat — (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat — (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat — (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beat — [bēt] vt. beat, beaten, beating [ME beten < OE beatan < IE * bhaut < base * bhau , * bhū , to strike, beat > BEETLE2, BUTT1 & BUTT2, L fustis, a club] 1. to …   English World dictionary

  • beat — UK US /biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► to do better than someone or something: »Yesterday s close beat the record set Feb. 1. »With their lowest price guarantee, they will beat the price of a competitor s product by 10%. beat… …   Financial and business terms

  • beat — [c]/bit / (say beet) verb (beat, beaten or beat, beating) –verb (t) 1. to strike repeatedly and usually violently. 2. to thrash, cane, or flog, as a punishment. 3. to whisk; stir, as in order to thicken or aerate: to beat cream; to beat eggwhites …  

  • beat up — verb 1. give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night The teacher used to beat the students • Syn: ↑beat, ↑work over • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat — beatable, adj. /beet/, v., beat, beaten or beat, beating, n., adj. v.t. 1. to strike violently or forcefully and repeatedly. 2. to dash against: rain beating the trees. 3. to flutter, flap, or rotate in or against: beating the air with its wings …   Universalium

  • beat — I. verb (beat; beaten or beat; beating) Etymology: Middle English beten, from Old English bēatan; akin to Old High German bōzan to beat Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to strike repeatedly: a. to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • beat out sb — UK US beat out sb/sth Phrasal Verb with beat({{}}/biːt/ verb [T] (beat, beaten, US also beat) ► US to be more successful than your competitors: »The New York based accounting and consulting firm beat out eight rival bids to win the contract …   Financial and business terms

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