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Meaning of BEATING

Pronunciation:  'beeting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  2. [n]  the act of overcoming or outdoing
  3. [adj]  expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart; "felt the pulsating artery"; "oh my beating heart"
 

BEATING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: drubbing, lacing, pulsating, pulsing, rhythmic, rhythmical, thrashing, trouncing, whacking
 
 See Also: combat, corporal punishment, fight, fighting, flagellation, flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Beat"ing\, n.
1. The act of striking or giving blows; punishment or
   chastisement by blows.

2. Pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart.

3. (Acoustics & Mus.) Pulsative sounds. See {Beat}, n.

4. (Naut.) The process of sailing against the wind by tacks
   in zigzag direction.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are beaten indicates that you need to make some fundamental changes to yourself. You need to make some conscious adjustments and evaluations. Dreaming of others being beaten, suggests that some part of your life is out of balance.
 
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