Synonyms for beaten
- 1. beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish, get the better of, overcome, defeat
- usage: 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"
- 2. beat, beat up, work over
- usage: 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"
- 3. beat, strike
- usage: hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
- 4. beat, pound, thump, move
- usage: move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
- 5. beat, shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
- usage: shape by beating; "beat swords into ploughshares"
- 6. drum, beat, thrum, sound, go
- usage: make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"
- 7. beat, glare
- usage: glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
- 8. beat, flap, move, displace
- usage: move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
- 9. beat, sail
- usage: sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
- 10. beat, scramble, agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up
- usage: stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream"
- 11. beat, strike
- usage: 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"
- 12. beat, be
- usage: be superior; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
- 13. beat, bunk, cheat, rip off, chisel
- usage: avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
- 14. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat, sound, go
- usage: make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
- 15. beat, flap, move
- usage: move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
- 16. beat
- usage: indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
- 17. pulsate, beat, quiver, move
- usage: move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
- 18. beat, make, create
- usage: make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
- 19. beat, play
- usage: produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly; "beat the drum"
- 20. beat, beat
- usage: strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
- 21. outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumvent, surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform
- usage: beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
- 22. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
- usage: 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"
- 23. exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out, tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue
- usage: wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
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- 1. beaten
- usage: formed or made thin by hammering; "beaten gold"
- 2. beaten(prenominal), familiar (vs. unfamiliar)
- usage: much trodden and worn smooth or bare; "did not stray from the beaten path"