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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beat, round(noun)

    a regular route for a sentry or policeman

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, metre, pulse, meter, heartbeat, rung, round of drinks, unit of ammunition, musical rhythm, measure, daily round, round, pulsation, circle, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, beat, troll, cadence, turn, bout, stave

    Antonyms:
    rested

  2. pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat(noun)

    the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, instant, metre, pulse, meter, impulse, beat, heartbeat, flash, musical rhythm, split second, round, pulsation, heart rate, wink, rhythm, measure, pulsing, jiffy, cadence, blink of an eye, pulse rate, trice, twinkling

    Antonyms:
    rested

  3. rhythm, beat, musical rhythm(noun)

    the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, speech rhythm, metre, pulse, calendar method of birth control, meter, heartbeat, pulsation, cycle, round, musical rhythm, rhythm, measure, rhythm method of birth control, beat, regular recurrence, rhythm method, cadence, calendar method

    Antonyms:
    rested

  4. beat(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, musical rhythm, round, metre, heartbeat, pulse, rhythm, meter, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  5. beatnik, beat(noun)

    a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, pulse, round, metre, heartbeat, meter, musical rhythm, rhythm, beat, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  6. beat(noun)

    the sound of stroke or blow

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, musical rhythm, round, metre, heartbeat, pulse, rhythm, meter, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  7. meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence(noun)

    (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

    Synonyms:
    measure, standard, time, metre, pulse, meter, quantity, beat, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, musical rhythm, m, round, pulsation, step, bill, rhythm, measurement, bar, beatnik, heartbeat, cadency, cadence, measuring rod, touchstone, measuring stick

    Antonyms:
    rested

  8. beat(noun)

    a regular rate of repetition

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, musical rhythm, round, metre, heartbeat, pulse, rhythm, meter, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  9. beat(noun)

    a stroke or blow

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, musical rhythm, round, metre, heartbeat, pulse, rhythm, meter, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  10. beat(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    measure, beatnik, cadence, musical rhythm, round, metre, heartbeat, pulse, rhythm, meter, pulsation

    Antonyms:
    rested

  11. all in(p), beat(p), bushed(p), dead(p)(verb)

    very tired

    Antonyms:
    rested

  12. beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish(verb)

    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

    Synonyms:
    tucker out, reproof, wash up, chide, thump out, mystify, pound, tap out, lash, mash, call on the carpet, ticktack, reprimand, pulsate, amaze, thump, flog, smash, stick, beat up, beat, trounce, outfox, thrum, husk, jam, slash, berate, lecture, strap, dumbfound, stupefy, exhaust, overreach, flap, rag, crush, blast, oppress, outwit, bewilder, dress down, squelch, squeeze, scramble, remonstrate, flummox, vanquish, get, perplex, whip, outsmart, baffle, jaw, rebuke, pose, vex, call down, suppress, lambast, circumvent, work over, chew up, bunk, gravel, drum, squash, chew out, take to task, welt, break down, puzzle, lather, bawl out, quiver, tucker, lambaste, demolish, ticktock, beat out, have words, scold, shell, tick, nonplus

    Antonyms:
    rested

  13. beat, beat up, work over(verb)

    give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, rally, get, drum up, mystify, flummox, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  14. beat(verb)

    hit repeatedly

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  15. beat, pound, thump(verb)

    move rhythmically

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, pound up, mystify, ram, flummox, impound, beat, outwit, lumber, circumvent, tick, poke, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, ram down, quiver, pound, work over, thud, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, pound off, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  16. beat(verb)

    shape by beating

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  17. drum, beat, thrum(verb)

    make a rhythmic sound

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, stupefy, circumvent, stick, strum, crush, vanquish, get, bone up, mystify, outfox, flummox, beat, outwit, hum, tick, nonplus, trounce, grind away, drum, beat up, bunk, swot up, tucker out, flap, mug up, beat out, dumbfound, gravel, swot, thump, ticktack, amaze, thrum, work over, overreach, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, get up, pound, bone, pulsate, cram, bewilder, perplex, tucker, vex, wash up, outsmart, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  18. beat(verb)

    glare or strike with great intensity

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  19. beat, flap(verb)

    move with a thrashing motion

    Synonyms:
    roll, exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, pother, mystify, flummox, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, wave, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, undulate, puzzle, dither, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  20. beat(verb)

    sail with much tacking or with difficulty

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  21. beat, scramble(verb)

    stir vigorously

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, shinny, jumble, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, sputter, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, skin, clamber, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, struggle, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, throw together, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, shin, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  22. beat(verb)

    strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  23. beat(verb)

    be superior

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  24. beat, bunk(verb)

    avoid paying

    Synonyms:
    scarper, exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, scat, get, mystify, flummox, take to the woods, run, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, escape, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, break away, head for the hills, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, hightail it, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, lam, pound, fly the coop, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, turn tail, tucker, vex, run away, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  25. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat(verb)

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, get, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, mark, mystify, flummox, retick, outwit, tick, nonplus, trounce, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, check off, ticktack, outsmart, amaze, beat, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, check, click, pound, mark off, work over, pulsate, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, stupefy, wash up, outfox, tick off, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  26. beat, flap(verb)

    move with a flapping motion

    Synonyms:
    roll, exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, pother, mystify, flummox, beat, outwit, circumvent, tick, wave, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, undulate, puzzle, dither, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  27. beat(verb)

    indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  28. pulsate, beat, quiver(verb)

    move with or as if with a regular alternating motion

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, stupefy, circumvent, stick, crush, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, flitter, beat, outwit, palpitate, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, flutter, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, flicker, perplex, beat out, gravel, waver, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, throb, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, pulse, work over, quake, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  29. beat(verb)

    make by pounding or trampling

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  30. beat(verb)

    produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  31. beat(verb)

    strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, stupefy, baffle, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, flummox, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, pulsate, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, beat out, gravel, thump, ticktack, outsmart, thrum, ticktock, amaze, quiver, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, wash up, outfox, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  32. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent(verb)

    beat through cleverness and wit

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, stupefy, elude, circumvent, stick, perplex, vanquish, get, mystify, outfox, fudge, flummox, beat, surround, outwit, tick, sidestep, hem in, nonplus, trounce, besiege, pulsate, drum, parry, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, duck, beat out, dodge, gravel, thump, evade, ticktack, put off, thrum, hedge, outmaneuver, ticktock, amaze, quiver, outmanoeuvre, pound, work over, puzzle, overreach, bewilder, crush, tucker, vex, beleaguer, wash up, skirt, outsmart, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

  33. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)

    be a mystery or bewildering to

    Synonyms:
    drum, lay, take, cause, receive, get at, outfox, wash up, foil, start, besot, father, experience, mystify, pound, rile, stun, have, become, sustain, stay, put, scram, regulate, drive, start out, amaze, stimulate, sire, model, devil, cohere, sting, engender, get to, cleave, go, fix, scotch, pay back, annoy, stick, suffer, beat up, beat, set about, trounce, get down, thrum, incur, posture, stick by, draw, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, exhaust, overreach, stick around, set out, agitate, flap, rag, crush, arrest, stick to, develop, outwit, throw, bring, bewilder, nettle, irritate, mother, set, personate, stir up, lodge, quiver, buzz off, catch, present, scramble, wedge, shake up, make, beget, puzzle, flummox, stand by, thump, cross, get, generate, bind, complicate, nark, find, outsmart, deposit, cling, obtain, vex, worry, pose, adhere, capture, position, aim, induce, ticktack, spoil, perplex, work over, tucker out, raise up, bother, bunk, gravel, begin, disturb, impersonate, fetch, discombobulate, circumvent, let, get under one's skin, frustrate, sit, astound, arrive, tick, produce, pulsate, convey, thwart, bond, acquire, come, bemuse, tucker, commove, pay off, bilk, astonish, ticktock, bugger off, beat out, hold fast, chafe, vanquish, shell, stay put, place, nonplus, commence, baffle

    Antonyms:
    rested

  34. exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out(verb)

    wear out completely

    Synonyms:
    baffle, exhaust, get, eat up, stick, crush, vanquish, play out, expel, wash up, eat, mystify, flummox, release, beat, tire, outwit, circumvent, tick, nonplus, trounce, lave, ticktack, outfox, use up, drum, beat up, bunk, dumbfound, tucker out, flap, perplex, beat out, gravel, thump, do the dishes, run through, amaze, thrum, ticktock, puzzle, quiver, wipe out, pound, work over, pulsate, bewilder, overreach, discharge, run down, tucker, vex, stupefy, sap, eject, consume, outsmart, deplete, pose, scramble, shell

    Antonyms:
    rested

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. beat

    Strike is the word for a single blow; to beat is to strike repeatedly, as a bird beats the air with its wings. Others of the above words describe the manner of beating, as bastinado, to beat on the soles of the feet; belabor, to inflict a comprehensive and exhaustive beating; cudgel, to beat with a stick; thrash, as wheat was beaten out with the old hand-flail; to pound (akin to Latin pondus, a weight) is to beat with a heavy, and pommel with a blunt, instrument. To batter and to bruise refer to the results of beating; that is battered which is broken or defaced by repeated blows on the surface (compare synonyms for SHATTER); that is bruised which has suffered even one severe contusion. The metaphorical sense of beat, however, so far preponderates that one may be very badly bruised and battered, and yet not be said to be beaten, unless he has got the worst of the beating. To beat a combatant is to disable or dishearten him for further fighting. Hence beat becomes the synonym for every word which implies getting the advantage of another. Compare CONQUER.

    Almost all antonyms in this class are passive, and can be formed indefinitely from the conquering words by the use of the auxiliary be; as, be beaten, be defeated, be conquered, etc.

    Synonyms:
    bastinado, batter, belabor, bruise, castigate, chastise, conquer, cudgel, defeat, flog, overcome, pommel, pound, scourge, smite, spank, strike, surpass, switch, thrash, vanquish, whip, worst

    Antonyms:
    fail, fall, get the worst of, go down, go under, surrender

    Preposition:
    Beat with a stick over the head; beat by a trick; out of town; beat to the ground; into submission.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strike, knock, hit, thump, belabor, drub, maul, pommel, BASTE, thrash, thwack, bang, lay blows upon

  2. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hammer, forge

  3. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pound, bruise, pulverize, comminute, bray, break in pieces

  4. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    batter, smite, pelt, dash against

  5. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    conquer, overcome, subdue, vanquish, overpower, defeat, checkmate

  6. beat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] excel, surpass, outdo, cut out

  7. beat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pulsate, throb

  8. beat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dash, strike

  9. beat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) go against the wind, go a zigzag course

  10. beat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stroke, striking, blow

  11. beat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pulsation, throb, beating

  12. beat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    round, course


Translations for beat

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  • ضَرَبَ, يخفق, انتصر, وجف, ربح, هَزَمَ, دقّ, نبضArabic
  • ritm, döyünməkAzerbaijani
  • ударыць, удараць, біць, пабіцьBelarusian
  • ритъм, побеждавам, бия, удрям, надвивам, тактBulgarian
  • tlouct, bít, bušit, mlátitCzech
  • hauen, schlagen, gewinnenGerman
  • διακρότημαGreek
  • batiEsperanto
  • aporrear, barloventear, derrotar, golpear, latir, percutir, revolver, vencer, batir, sacudir, pegarSpanish
  • زدنPersian
  • lyödä, uupunut, hakata, syke, vatkata, päihittää, loppu, tahti, luovia, voittaa, kierros, puhkiFinnish
  • battre, remonter au vent, vaincre, fouetterFrench
  • buailScottish Gaelic
  • היכהHebrew
  • पीटना, जीतना, मारनाHindi
  • megver, legyőzHungarian
  • զարկել, հաղթել, բաբախել, ծեծելArmenian
  • batarIdo
  • percuotere, pulsazione, colpire, pausa, ritmo, ronda, tempo, battere, battitoItalian
  • 勝つ, 叩く, 殴る, 勝利する, 打つJapanese
  • horaKikuyu, Gikuyu
  • វាយKhmer
  • 이기다, 치다Korean
  • battuo, pulso, verberoLatin
  • sistLatvian
  • kake, paopao, tuangau, ngongo, patupatu, tukituki, whakakakeMāori
  • биеMacedonian
  • അടിക്കുകMalayalam
  • rentakMalay
  • puls, overwinnen, kloppen, beat, slaan, mieters, uitgeput, ronde, afgemat, bekaf, zweving, ritme, verslaanDutch
  • slåNorwegian
  • pobić, uderzyć, bić, uderzaćPolish
  • abatido, bater, batidoPortuguese
  • maqayQuechua
  • bateRomanian
  • биение, ударить, размер, взбить, побить, лавировать, победить, бить, взбивать, ударять, побеждать, ритмRussian
  • वादयतिSanskrit
  • bȉti, би̏тиSerbo-Croatian
  • tĺcť, biťSlovak
  • tolči, premagati, tepsti, bítiSlovene
  • slå, slutkörd, vispa, besegraSwedish
  • chapaSwahili
  • ตี, ชนะThai
  • битиUkrainian
  • مارنا, جیتنا, پیٹناUrdu
  • đập, thắng, đánhVietnamese
  • daflapön, flapön, leflapönVolapük

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