(Irregular preterit, past participle: beat, beaten).
1. To be superior.
2. To come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; SYN. beat out, crush, trounce, vanquish.
3. To give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; SYN. beat up.
4. To glare or strike with great intensity.
5. To hit repeatedly.
6. To indicate by beating; as with the fingers or drumsticks.
7. To make by pounding or trampling.
8. To move rhythmically; SYN. pound, thump.
9. To move with a flapping motion; SYN. flap.
10. To move with a thrashing motion; SYN. flap.
11. To produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly.
12. To sail with much tacking or with difficulty.
13. To shape by beating.
14. To stir vigorously; SYN. scramble.
15. To strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music.
1. To transport; to bear; to support.
2. To transfer from one place to another:
3. To be conveyed over a certain distance
4. To bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure, or responsibility of
5. To have with oneself; have on one's person; SYN. pack, take.
6. To compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance
7. To be successful in
8. To continue or extend; SYN. extend.
9. To cover a certain distance or advance beyond, as of a ball in golf, or a bullet
10. To have as a feature
11. To have on the surface or on the skin
12. To win in an election
13. To capture after a fight
14. To include as the content; broadcast or publicize; SYN. run.
15. To pass on a communication:
16. To be necessarily associated with or result in or involve
17. To secure the passage or adoption (of bills and motions)
18. To serve as a means for expressing something: SYN. convey, express.
19. To drink alcohol without showing ill effects; SYN. hold.
20. To sustain, as of livestock
21. To take further or advance
22. To retain one unit from a column of addition to another (carrying numbers).
9.carry it away
1. To remove to a distance.
2. To remove from life
11.carry the day
12.carry the days
To overcome by conquest
1. To gain or acquire by force of arms; subjugate
2. To overcome by force of arms; vanquish
3. To gain mastery over or win by overcoming obstacles or opposition
4. To overcome by mental or moral power; surmount
5. To be victorious
To find or declare guilty.
1. To overcome by argument; to force to yield assent to truth; to satisfy by proof.
2. To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master.
3. To confute; to prove the fallacy of.
16.curl the mo
1. To overcome or vanquish, as an army; to triumph over.
2. To undo; to disfigure; to destroy.
3. To render null and void, as a title; to frustrate, as hope.
4. To resist with success.
To bring out or back to use again
To show in a clear manner; to prove beyond any reasonable doubt; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light; to evidence.
21.get the best of it
22.have the best of it
(Irregular preterit, past participle: overcame, overcome).
To win a victory over; SYN. defeat.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: overthrew, overthrown).
To cause the downfall of; of rulers; SYN. overturn, bring down.
1. To be valid, applicable, or true; SYN. hold, obtain.
2. To cease to exist after resistance or a struggle; SYN. persist, die hard, run, endure.
3. To prove superior; SYN. triumph.
4. To use persuasion successfully
1. To lessen
2. To make smaller; SYN. scale down.
3. To make less complex; SYN. simplify.
4. To narrow or limit; SYN. tighten.
5. To lower in grade or rank; force somebody into an unpleasant situation.
6. To cut down on; make a reduction in; SYN. cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down.
7. To bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
8. To simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another.
9. To take off weight; SYN. melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down.
10. To reposition back to its normal site, as of a broken bone, in surgery.
11. To undergo meiosis
12. To cook until very little liquid is left, as of sauces; SYN. boil down, concentrate.
1. To gain points; SYN. hit, tally, rack up.
2. To get a certain score
3. To make small marks into the surface of; SYN. nock, mark.
4. To make underscoring marks; SYN. mark.
5. To write a musical score for.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: smote, smitten).
1. To affect suddenly with deep feeling.
2. To inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon.
1. To obtain victory; prevail
2. To receive the honor of a triumph; to celebrate victory or success boastfully or exultingly
1. To conquer, overcome, or subdue in battle, as an enemy.
2. To defeat in any contest; to get the better of; to put down; to refute.
1. To use one's feet to advance; advance by steps.
2. To traverse by walking.
3. To take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure.
4. To take a person or an animal for a walk.
5. To behave in a specified manner.
6. (Baseball) To obtain a base on balls.
7. (Baseball) To allow a player to move to base by pitching balls to him.
8. To be or act in association with.