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beat

How to sign: 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";

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crush in ASL Watch how to sign crush in American Sign Language
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crush in ASL Watch how to sign crush in American Sign Language
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Shell in ASL Watch how to sign Shell in American Sign Language
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she'll in ASL Watch how to sign she'll in American Sign Language
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shell in ASL Watch how to sign shell in American Sign Language
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trounce in ASL Watch how to sign trounce in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: beat out, vanquish, trounce, crush, shell

Categories: defeat, get the better of, overcome

Within this category: bat, cheat, checkmate, eliminate, get the jump, immobilize, outdo, outfight, outplay, outpoint, overpower, spread-eagle, surpass, walk over, whomp, worst

beat

How to sign: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
"he could feel the beat of her heart";

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pulse in ASL Watch how to sign pulse in American Sign Language
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pulse in ASL Watch how to sign pulse in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: heartbeat, pulse, pulsation

Categories: periodic event, recurrent event

Within this category: diastole, systole, throb

beat

How to sign: the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
"the piece has a fast rhythm"; "the conductor set the beat";

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rhythm in ASL Watch how to sign rhythm in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: rhythm, musical rhythm

Categories: musical time

Within this category: backbeat, downbeat, syncopation, upbeat

beat

How to sign: stir vigorously
"beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream";

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scramble in ASL Watch how to sign scramble in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: scramble

Categories: agitate, commove, disturb, raise up, shake up, stir up, vex

Within this category: cream, whisk

beat

How to sign: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
"Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students";

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Similiar / Same: beat up, work over

Within this category: belabour, cane, clobber, flog, knock cold, pistol-whip, rough up, soak, spank, strong-arm, thrash

beat

How to sign: be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me";

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See also: figure out, puzzle out, puzzle over, solve, lick, work out, work

Similiar / Same: perplex, nonplus, flummox, bewilder, dumbfound, baffle, mystify, puzzle, stupefy, amaze, gravel, vex, pose, stick, get

Categories: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw

Within this category: elude, riddle, stump

beat

How to sign: move rhythmically
"Her heart was beating fast";

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Similiar / Same: thump, pound

Categories: move

Within this category: flap, palpitate, pulsate, thrash

beat

How to sign: (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

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Similiar / Same: cadence, metre, meter, measure

Categories: poetic rhythm, prosody, rhythmic pattern

Within this category: catalexis, common measure, metrical foot, scansion

beat

How to sign: beat through cleverness and wit
"I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors";

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Similiar / Same: outwit, outsmart, overreach, outfox, circumvent

Categories: exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surmount, surpass

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