(beat; beaten , 〔古語〕 beat)
(beat; beaten , 〔古語〕 beat)
- He is alive -- his heart is still beating .
- Then he would beat his arms on the ground .
- I have done my best, but i'm beat .
- I'll beat everyone and come out on top .
- Speak frankly and do n't beat about the bush .
- 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"
同義詞：all in, bushed, dead
- wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I''m beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
同義詞：exhaust, wash up, tucker, tucker out
- 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"
同義詞：perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
- 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"
同義詞：beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
- beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
同義詞：outwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, circumvent
- 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"
同義詞：beat up, work over
- hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
- strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
- 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"
- stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream"
- shape by beating; "beat swords into ploughshares"
- produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly; "beat the drum"
- make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
- move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
- move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
- indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
- sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
- move with a flapping motion; "The bird''s wings were flapping"
- move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
- glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
- make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"
- make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
同義詞：tick, ticktock, ticktack
- avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
- be superior; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
- the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
- a stroke or blow; "the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
- a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
- the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music; "the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat"
同義詞：rhythm, musical rhythm
- (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
同義詞：meter, metre, measure, cadence
- the sound of stroke or blow; "he heard the beat of a drum"
- the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
同義詞：pulse, pulsation, heartbeat
- a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
- a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
- 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