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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict;
- Example: "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"
- Example: "We beat the competition"
- Example: "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
[syn: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish]

2. beat out a rhythm;
[syn: beat out, tap out, thump out]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

beat out v 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" [syn: beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish] 2: beat out a rhythm [syn: beat out, tap out, thump out]