beat out

beat out
transitive verb Date: 1606 1. to make or perform by or as if by beating 2. to mark or accompany by beating 3. to turn (a routine ground ball or a bunt) into a hit in baseball by fast running to first base

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

(by hammering), / , , , / , (with fatigue)

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  • beat out — verb 1. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (Freq. 2) Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship We beat the competition Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game • Syn: ↑beat, ↑crush, ↑shell, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you beat out sounds on a drum or similar instrument, you make the sounds by hitting the instrument. [V P n (not pron)] Drums and cymbals beat out a solemn rhythm. Syn: tap out 2) PHRASAL VERB If you beat out a fire, you cause… …   English dictionary

  • beat out — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms beat out : present tense I/you/we/they beat out he/she/it beats out present participle beating out past tense beat out past participle beaten out 1) to stop a fire from burning by hitting it with something She …   English dictionary

  • Beat Out! — Infobox Album Name = Beat Out! Type = Album Artist = GLAY Released = July 2, 1996 Recorded = Genre = Japanese rock/pop Length = 62:00 Label = Platinum Records Producer = GLAY Last album = Speed Pop (1995) This album = Beat Out! (1996) Next album …   Wikipedia

  • beat out — v. (D; tr.) to beat out for (we beat them out for the title by ten points) * * * [ biːt aʊt] (D; tr.) to beat out for (we beat them out for the title by ten points) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • beat-out — adjective Etymology: from past participle of beat out : weary, exhausted : beat III 1 too beat out to think, even about home L.M.Uris …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat out — verb a) To sound a rhythm on a percussion instrument such as a drum. The drummer beat out a steady slow march. b) To extinguish He managed to beat the flames out with a blanket …   Wiktionary

  • beat out — phr verb Beat out is used with these nouns as the object: ↑rhythm …   Collocations dictionary

  • beat out — Canadian Slang [beet oot] To overcome, vanquish, clobber The Leafs beat out Detroit …   English dialects glossary

  • beat out — put out, extinguish; win, be more successful in a competition; drum, tap; remove forcibly …   English contemporary dictionary

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