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Definitions for beaten
ˈbit nbeat·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beatenadjective

    formed or made thin by hammering

    "beaten gold"

  2. beaten(a)adjective

    much trodden and worn smooth or bare

    "did not stray from the beaten path"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Beatenparticip. adj.

    Etymology: from to beat.

    What makes you, Sir, so late abroad,
    Without a guide, and this no beaten road? John Dryden, W. of Bath.


  1. beaten

    Beaten generally refers to being defeated or overpowered in a competition or struggle. It may also refer to physically striking or hitting repeatedly, especially as a form of punishment or torture. Additionally, it can also mean forming or shaping a material by repeatedly striking or applying pressure on it. The term is often used in various contexts such as sports, games, arguments or physical fights.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beaten

    of Beat

  2. Beatenadjective

    made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use

  3. Beatenadjective

    vanquished; conquered; baffled

  4. Beatenadjective

    exhausted; tired out

  5. Beatenadjective

    become common or trite; as, a beaten phrase

  6. Beatenadjective

    tried; practiced

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'beaten' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4667

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beaten in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beaten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of beaten in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    It is now apparent that the only campaign that can beat Donald Trump and that has beaten Donald Trump is our campaign.

  2. Bonnie St. John:

    I was ahead in the slalom. But in the second run, everyone fell on a dangerous spot. I was beaten by a woman that got up faster than I did. I learned that people fall down, winners get up, and gold medal winners just get up faster.

  3. Ken Polcari:

    Oil is rallying today so Both Brent and U.S. crude is causing some excitement in the energy space, but that is what you would expect because oil has been so beaten up.

  4. Fabio Fognini:

    I'm super happy, and obviously tomorrow I will have to battle David, who has always beaten me ... I will obviously be happy if I win. If I lose, I will also leave with the good memories from this week in Rio.

  5. Vicomte Turenne:

    The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight. (Message sent after the battle of Dunen, 658)

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