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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Hypernym Topic Usage Entailments Verb Group
beat 18 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
beat 9 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Hit No Data
beat 8 Hit repeatedly beat on the door, beat the table with his shoe Verb No Data strike No Data No Data No Data Beat
rhythm 7 The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music the piece has a fast rhythm, the conductor set the beat Noun No Data musical time No Data No Data No Data No Data
puzzle 6 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 4 Move rhythmically Her heart was beating fast Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
exhaust 4 Wear out completely This kind of work exhausts me, “I’m beat”, He was all washed up after the exam Verb No Data tire No Data No Data No Data No Data
thump 3 Move rhythmically Her heart was beating fast Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 3 Shape by beating beat swords into ploughshares Verb No Data shape No Data No Data No Data No Data
crush 3 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
beat out 2 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
beat 2 Make a rhythmic sound Rain drummed against the windshield, The drums beat all night Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data Beat
dead 2 Very tired 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” Adjective tired No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data No Data
outsmart 2 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
heartbeat 2 The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart he could feel the beat of her heart Noun No Data periodic event No Data No Data No Data No Data
bewilder 2 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
mystify 1 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
pound 1 Move rhythmically Her heart was beating fast Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
amaze 1 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
drum 1 Make a rhythmic sound Rain drummed against the windshield, The drums beat all night Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data Beat
baffle 1 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
round 1 A regular route for a sentry or policeman in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name Noun No Data path No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 Strike (a part of one’s own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music “beat one’s breast”, “beat one’s foot rhythmically” Verb No Data strike No Data No Data No Data Beat
overreach 1 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 1 Glare or strike with great intensity The sun was beating down on us Verb No Data glare No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 Move with a thrashing motion The bird flapped its wings, The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
flap 1 Move with a thrashing motion The bird flapped its wings, The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 1 Sail with much tacking or with difficulty The boat beat in the strong wind Verb No Data sail navigation No Data No Data No Data
tick 1 Make a sound like a clock or a timer the clocks were ticking, the grandfather clock beat midnight Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 Stir vigorously beat the egg whites, beat the cream Verb No Data agitate cooking No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 A regular route for a sentry or policeman in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name Noun No Data path No Data No Data No Data No Data
cadence 1 (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse No Data Noun No Data poetic rhythm prosody No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart he could feel the beat of her heart Noun No Data periodic event No Data No Data No Data No Data
vanquish 1 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
beatnik 1 A member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior No Data Noun No Data nonconformist No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 1 The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music the piece has a fast rhythm, the conductor set the beat Noun No Data musical time No Data No Data No Data No Data
pulse 1 The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart he could feel the beat of her heart Noun No Data periodic event No Data No Data No Data No Data
measure 1 (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse No Data Noun No Data poetic rhythm prosody No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
musical rhythm 0 The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music the piece has a fast rhythm, the conductor set the beat Noun No Data musical time No Data No Data No Data No Data
work over 0 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Hit No Data
beat 0 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 No Data Noun No Data oscillation No Data No Data No Data No Data
get 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
stick 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
vex 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
perplex 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
circumvent 0 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 0 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
pose 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
nonplus 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
flummox 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
stupefy 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
gravel 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
pulsation 0 The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart he could feel the beat of her heart Noun No Data periodic event No Data No Data No Data No Data
dumbfound 0 Be a mystery or bewildering to This beats me!, “Got me–I don’t know the answer!”, a vexing problem, This question really stuck me Verb No Data confuse No Data No Data No Data No Data
wash up 0 Wear out completely This kind of work exhausts me, “I’m beat”, He was all washed up after the exam Verb No Data tire No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Wear out completely This kind of work exhausts me, “I’m beat”, He was all washed up after the exam Verb No Data tire No Data No Data No Data No Data
tucker 0 Wear out completely This kind of work exhausts me, “I’m beat”, He was all washed up after the exam Verb No Data tire No Data No Data No Data No Data
tucker out 0 Wear out completely This kind of work exhausts me, “I’m beat”, He was all washed up after the exam Verb No Data tire No Data No Data No Data No Data
all in 0 Very tired 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” Adjective tired No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data No Data
beat 0 Very tired 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” Adjective tired No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data No Data
bushed 0 Very tired 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” Adjective tired No Data No Data Colloquialism No Data No Data
outfox 0 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
outwit 0 Beat through cleverness and wit I beat the traffic, She outfoxed her competitors Verb No Data surpass No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 0 A member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior No Data Noun No Data nonconformist No Data No Data No Data No Data
bunk 0 Avoid paying beat the subway fare Verb No Data cheat No Data No Data No Data No Data
trounce 0 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
shell 0 Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship, We beat the competition, Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game Verb No Data get the better of No Data No Data Win Outwit
beat 0 The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing No Data Noun No Data sailing No Data No Data No Data No Data
thrum 0 Make a rhythmic sound Rain drummed against the windshield, The drums beat all night Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 0 A stroke or blow the signal was two beats on the steam pipe Noun No Data stroke No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 A regular rate of repetition the cox raised the beat Noun No Data pace No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse No Data Noun No Data poetic rhythm prosody No Data No Data No Data
scramble 0 Stir vigorously beat the egg whites, beat the cream Verb No Data agitate cooking No Data No Data No Data
metre 0 (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse No Data Noun No Data poetic rhythm prosody No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Be superior Reading beats watching television, This sure beats work! Verb No Data be No Data No Data No Data No Data
meter 0 (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse No Data Noun No Data poetic rhythm prosody No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 The sound of stroke or blow he heard the beat of a drum Noun No Data sound No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat up 0 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Hit No Data
ticktock 0 Make a sound like a clock or a timer the clocks were ticking, the grandfather clock beat midnight Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data No Data
ticktack 0 Make a sound like a clock or a timer the clocks were ticking, the grandfather clock beat midnight Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Make a sound like a clock or a timer the clocks were ticking, the grandfather clock beat midnight Verb No Data sound No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Move with a flapping motion “The bird’s wings were flapping” Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
flap 0 Move with a flapping motion “The bird’s wings were flapping” Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Beat
beat 0 Indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks Beat the rhythm Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data Beat, Beat, Drum
pulsate 0 Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion the city pulsated with music and excitement Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Pulsate
beat 0 Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion the city pulsated with music and excitement Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Pulsate
quiver 0 Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion the city pulsated with music and excitement Verb No Data move No Data No Data No Data Pulsate
beat 0 Make by pounding or trampling beat a path through the forest Verb No Data make No Data No Data Tread No Data
beat 0 Produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly beat the drum Verb No Data play music No Data No Data Beat
beat 0 Strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting No Data Verb No Data beat No Data No Data No Data No Data
beat 0 Avoid paying beat the subway fare Verb No Data cheat No Data No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Beat" have?

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The word "Beat" has 92 meanings. The most frequent meaning is beat.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Beat"?

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The word "Beat" has 555 hyponyms which are: beat, conquer, demolish, down, lurch, nose, overrun, rout, survive, upset, wallop, buffet, butt, chop, clout, dab, hew, jab, knock, peck, rap, sclaff, sideswipe, slap, spur, tap, whip, common time, duple time, in time, rhythm, tempo, triple time, demoralize, disorient, perplex, arouse, assume, bob, bolt, brush, buck, bustle, cant, careen, churn, climb, close, crash, cut, cut to, dance, diverge, dodge, drop back, duck, exit, falter, fidget, flex, flinch, fling, flip, flow, flurry, fly, get down, grab, gravitate, heave, hit the dirt, hop, hop on, jerk, jolt, jump, linger, list, lunge, make way, mill, mope, move back and forth, move involuntarily, move over, nod, pulsate, putter, quicken, reach, reciprocate, roll, run, seesaw, separate, shake, sidle, slip, snap, spread, startle, steal, stir, streak, stretch, strike out, stumble, sweep, swoop, teeter, throw, thunder, turn, vibrate, wallow, wamble, whirl, wobble, writhe, exhaust, overtire, carve, cast, chip, cut out, grind, handbuild, hill, layer, machine, model, mound, preform, puddle, reshape, roughcast, sculpt, sinter, stamp, swage, bang, bleep, blow, boom, buzz, chatter, chime, chug, clang, clangor, clank, click, clop, crack, drone, drum, glug, guggle, gurgle, honk, hum, lap, make noise, patter, ping, pink, pop, rattle, resonate, resound, ring, ripple, rumble, rustle, skirl, snarl, splash, splat, squelch, thud, tick, ting, tinkle, trump, twang, tweet, whish, whistle, whizz, better, out-herod, outbrave, outdraw, outfox, outgrow, outmarch, outpace, outrange, outroar, outsail, outsell, outshine, outshout, outwear, outweigh, outwit, shame, cycle, migration, pulse, repeat, sunrise, sunset, tide, air lane, beeline, bus route, circuit, crosscut, direction, fairway, feeder line, flight path, line of fire, line of flight, line of march, main line, migration route, orbit, paper route, supply line, track, trade route, traffic pattern, advance, agitate, brandish, center, change hands, chase away, circulate, dandle, disarrange, dislocate, displace, drag, drive, drop, engage, expel, exteriorize, flick, fluctuate, funnel, glide, herd, hit, hustle, jar, lateralize, launch, lift, lower, mobilize, overturn, play, pour, press down, propel, pull, pump, push, put, race, raise, rake, relocate, rock, rout out, saltate, scan, send, shift, singsong, sink, slide, sling, spill, station, swing, take back, transfer, translate, transmit, transport, tug, unseat, unwind, uproot, upstage, wash, wedge, wind, woosh, work, jibe, luff, outpoint, scud, tack, wear ship, weather, poke, roil, toss, meter, sprung rhythm, beatnik, bohemian, enfant terrible, heretic, maverick, resonance, sympathetic vibration, transient, bilk, cozen, gazump, juggle, overcharge, victimize, welsh, whipsaw, bow, keystroke, celerity, slowness, sluggishness, speed, abound, accept, account, account for, act, answer, appear, bake, balance, be well, begin, belong, breathe, buy, clean, cohere, come in for, come in handy, compact, compare, confuse, connect, consist, contain, continue, cost, count, cover, cut across, deck, depend, deserve, disagree, distribute, draw, end, fall, feel, figure, fit, gape, go, hail, hang, head, hold, hoodoo, impend, incarnate, iridesce, jumble, kill, lend, let go, lie, litter, loiter, look, lubricate, make, make sense, measure, object, osculate, owe, pay, point, press, promise, prove, put out, rage, range, rank, rate, recognize, relate, remain, represent, rest, retard, run into, rut, seem, seethe, sell, shine, sparkle, specify, squat, stagnate, stand, stand by, stay, stick, stink, subtend, suck, suffer, suit, swim, tend, test, total, transplant, trim, underlie, want, beep, bell, bong, chink, chirp, chirrup, chorus, click-clack, clip-clop, cry, ding, drip, footfall, gargle, jingle, mutter, noise, paradiddle, pat, peal, plunk, purr, quack, quaver, rub-a-dub, sigh, song, strum, susurration, swish, tapping, throbbing, thrum, thump, thunk, toot, tootle, trample, vibrato, voice, vroom, whack, whir, whiz, zing, zizz, assemble, bear, beget, blast, bring, build, cause, choreograph, clear, cleave, compose, construct, copy, create, create by mental act, create from raw material, create verbally, derive, direct, distill, establish, film-make, film, form, froth, generate, give, incorporate, institute, lay down, manufacture, offset, originate, prepare, produce, puncture, put on, re-create, realize, recreate, regenerate, reproduce, scrape, short-circuit, strike, style, twine, chord, clarion, fiddle, harp, pipe, register, trumpet, tweedle, bastinado, beetle, full, hammer, paste, thrash, whang.

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Is the word "Beat" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Beat" has a maximum frequency of 18.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Beat"?

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The word "Beat" has 1 synonyms which are: tired.

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