Definitions For Beat


  • The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
  • A stroke or blow
  • A regular rate of repetition
  • The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
  • (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  • The sound of stroke or blow
  • The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  • A regular route for a sentry or policeman
  • 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
  • Very tired


  • Wear out completely
  • Be a mystery or bewildering to
  • Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  • Beat through cleverness and wit
  • Give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
  • Hit repeatedly
  • 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
  • Stir vigorously
  • Shape by beating
  • Produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly
  • Make by pounding or trampling
  • Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
  • Move rhythmically
  • Indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks
  • Sail with much tacking or with difficulty
  • Move with a flapping motion
  • Move with a thrashing motion
  • Glare or strike with great intensity
  • Make a rhythmic sound
  • Make a sound like a clock or a timer
  • Avoid paying
  • Be superior
  • To hit (something) repeatedly
  • To hit (someone) repeatedly in order to cause pain or injury
  • To hit (a drum) repeatedly in order to produce music or a signal


  • Very tired

Is Beat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Beat is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Beat in a Sentence

  • He beat the dust out of the rug with a stick.
  • She used a hammer to beat the metal into shape.
  • She used a hammer to beat the nail into the wall.
  • Let me sit down. I'm absolutely beat!
  • Can we pick this up tomorrow, because I'm beat?

Synonyms for Beat

Antonyms for Beat

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