Definition of beat | Unscramble beat


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • beat is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 6 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • beat is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 7 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of beat

  • a regular route for a sentry or policeman (noun)

    Examples

    1. in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name

    Synonyms

    1. round

  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb)

    Examples

    1. Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    2. We beat the competition

    Synonyms

    1. beat out
    2. crush
    3. shell
    4. trounce
    5. vanquish

  • make a rhythmic sound (verb)

    Examples

    1. The drums beat all night

    Synonyms

    1. drum
    2. thrum

  • avoid paying (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat the subway fare

    Synonyms

    1. bunk

  • move rhythmically (verb)

    Examples

    1. Her heart was beating fast

    Synonyms

    1. pound
    2. thump

  • be a mystery or bewildering to (verb)

    Examples

    1. This beats me!

    Synonyms

    1. amaze
    2. baffle
    3. bewilder
    4. dumbfound
    5. flummox
    6. get
    7. gravel
    8. mystify
    9. nonplus
    10. perplex
    11. pose
    12. puzzle
    13. stick
    14. stupefy
    15. vex

  • wear out completely (verb)

    Examples

    1. I'm beat

    Synonyms

    1. exhaust
    2. tucker
    3. tucker out
    4. wash up

  • make a sound like a clock or a timer (verb)

    Examples

    1. the grandfather clock beat midnight

    Synonyms

    1. tick
    2. ticktack
    3. ticktock

  • the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart (noun)

    Examples

    1. he could feel the beat of her heart

    Synonyms

    1. heartbeat
    2. pulsation
    3. pulse

  • move with a flapping motion (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. flap

  • the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music (noun)

    Examples

    1. the conductor set the beat

    Synonyms

    1. musical rhythm
    2. rhythm

  • very tired (adjective)

    Examples

    1. so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere

    Synonyms

    1. all in
    2. bushed
    3. dead

  • move with or as if with a regular alternating motion (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. pulsate
    2. quiver

  • a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. beatnik

  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cadence
    2. measure
    3. meter
    4. metre

  • give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression (verb)

    Examples

    1. Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night
    2. The teacher used to beat the students

    Synonyms

    1. beat up
    2. work over

  • move with a thrashing motion (verb)

    Examples

    1. The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky

    Synonyms

    1. flap

  • beat through cleverness and wit (verb)

    Examples

    1. I beat the traffic

    Synonyms

    1. circumvent
    2. outfox
    3. outsmart
    4. outwit
    5. overreach

  • stir vigorously (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat the egg whites
    2. beat the cream

    Synonyms

    1. scramble

  • a regular rate of repetition (noun)

    Examples

    1. the cox raised the beat

  • 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 (noun)

  • a stroke or blow (noun)

    Examples

    1. the signal was two beats on the steam pipe

  • be superior (verb)

    Examples

    1. Reading beats watching television
    2. This sure beats work!

  • glare or strike with great intensity (verb)

    Examples

    1. The sun was beating down on us

  • hit repeatedly (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat on the door
    2. beat the table with his shoe

  • indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks (verb)

  • make by pounding or trampling (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat a path through the forest

  • produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat the drum

  • sail with much tacking or with difficulty (verb)

    Examples

    1. The boat beat in the strong wind

  • shape by beating (verb)

    Examples

    1. beat swords into ploughshares

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

    Examples

    1. beat one's breast
    2. beat one's foot rhythmically

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

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

  • the sound of stroke or blow (noun)

    Examples

    1. he heard the beat of a drum

See definition of beat in Merriam Webster

We have unscrambled the word beat

4 letter words from beat 4 words

  • abet
  • bate
  • beat
  • beta

3 letter words from beat 8 words

  • ate
  • bat
  • bet
  • eat
  • eta
  • tab
  • tae
  • tea

2 letter words from beat 9 words

  • ab
  • ae
  • at
  • ba
  • be
  • ea
  • et
  • ta
  • te