What does Beast mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunanoun

    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  2. beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcatnoun

    a cruelly rapacious person

Wiktionary

  1. beastnoun

    Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates. Especially large or dangerous four-footed ones

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  2. beastnoun

    (more specific) a domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal:

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  3. beastnoun

    A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  4. beastnoun

    A large and impressive automobile

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  5. beastnoun

    A sex offender.

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  6. beastverb

    to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  7. Beastnoun

    A figure in the Book of Revelation (Apocalypse), often identified with Satan or the Antichrist.

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

  8. Beastnoun

    A wild animal, or seemingly so, which roams free in a country it is usually only found in zoos. (For example The Beast of Bodmin Moor).

    Etymology: From beste (French: bête), from bestia; many cognates – see bestia#Descendants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beastnoun

    any living creature; an animal; -- including man, insects, etc

  2. Beastnoun

    any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden

  3. Beastnoun

    as opposed to man: Any irrational animal

  4. Beastnoun

    fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow

  5. Beastnoun

    a game at cards similar to loo

  6. Beastnoun

    a penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc

Freebase

  1. Beast

    The Beast is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a founding member of the mutant team of superheroes known as the X-Men. When he was first introduced, the Beast is a mutant who possesses ape-like superhuman physical strength and agility and oversized hands and feet, though he otherwise appears to be a normal human being. Throughout his history, the Beast undergoes progressive transformations to his physiognomy, permanently gaining increasingly animalistic physical characteristics. These include blue fur, feline facial features, pointed ears, fangs, and claws. His physical power increases to even greater levels, as do his senses. Despite his inhuman appearance, he is a brilliant man of the arts and sciences; he is a world authority on biochemistry and genetics, the X-Men's medical doctor, and the science and mathematics instructor at the Xavier Institute. He is also a mutant political activist. Fighting his bestial instincts and fears of social rejection, the Beast dedicates his physical and mental gifts to the creation of a better world for man and mutant. He also has a witty sense of humor.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beast

    bēst, n. an irrational animal, as opposed to man: a four-footed animal: a brutal person: the Beast, Antichrist in the Revelation—dim. Beast′ies.—n.pl. Beast′-fā′bles, stories in which animals play human parts—a widely-spread primitive form of literature, often surviving in more or less developed forms in the more advanced civilisations.—ns. Beast′hood; Beast′lihead (Spens.), the state or nature of a beast, beastliness; Beast′liness.—adj. Beast′ly, like a beast in actions or behaviour: coarse: obscene: (colloq.) vile, disagreeable. [O. Fr. beste (Fr. bête)—L. bestia.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Beast' in Nouns Frequency: #2470

Anagrams for Beast »

  1. abets, baste, bates, Bates, beats, betas, esbat, tabes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beast in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Beast in a Sentence

  1. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    The good news is we're finally ahead of this virus, we haven't killed the beast, but we are ahead of it.

  2. Michael Cohens:

    I will make sure that you and I meet one day while we're in the courthouse. And I will take you for every penny you still don't have. And I will come after your Daily Beast and everybody else that you possibly know, you're going to have judgments against you, so much money, you'll never know how to get out from underneath it.

  3. Sudha:

    A beast always succeeds in gaining attention....

  4. Captain Josh Harris:

    It’s like the seventh seal of hell out there this year. Because we’ve never experienced this before and no one ever has in recording anything having to do with the seas ever has seen anything like this, i don’t think it was fit for man or beast out there, but we were still there and that’s what makes it entertaining.

  5. Awakening Beaconing:

    Chameleon on being crowned shamelessly said that he would jointly work with those animals, whom he used to say beast and rebuke earlier, for the peace and progress of the jungle.

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