What does Beating mean?

Definitions for Beating
ˈbi tɪŋBeat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, whippingnoun

    the act of overcoming or outdoing

  2. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whackingnoun

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows


  1. beatingnoun

    action of the verb to beat

  2. beatingnoun

    a heavy defeat or setback

  3. beatingnoun

    the pulsation of the heart

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beating

    of Beat

  2. Beatingnoun

    the act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows

  3. Beatingnoun

    pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart

  4. Beatingnoun

    pulsative sounds. See Beat, n

  5. Beatingnoun

    the process of sailing against the wind by tacks in zigzag direction

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. beating

    The operation of making progress by alternate tacks at sea against the wind, in a zig-zag line, or transverse courses; beating, however, is generally understood to be turning to windward in a storm or fresh wind.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beating in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Beating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Beating in a Sentence

  1. Mohamed Hashem:

    Security forces believe in beating the citizen until they reach an agreement; they believe in fear and intimidation.

  2. Andy Murray:

    I don't think there are any negatives that you can have from winning against someone that has won this event nine times and beating them in straight sets, i'm not buying that that can be negative in any way.

  3. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom:

    We are the most un-Trump state in America, and we are also the most diverse state in America, 27 % of our state foreign-born, it's hard for him. And we're also suing him. Sixty-seven lawsuits and we're beating him across the board, over and over and over again.

  4. Lori Lightfoot:

    We need gun trafficking multi-jurisdictional strike forces to disrupt the flow of illegal guns that are coming into our city, i and other mayors across the country have been beating this drum since day 1 of President Joe Biden for assistance presidency. ... My expectation is that those strike forces will be at work here shortly.

  5. Arthur Koestler:

    The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.

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