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Synonyms for beating
ˈbi tɪŋbeat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beating, whippingnoun

    the act of overcoming or outdoing

    whacking, flogging, whipstitch, whipstitching, lacing, whipping, lashing, drubbing, thrashing, licking, walloping, debacle, trouncing, tanning, flagellation, slaughter

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

    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

    thrashing, trouncing, walloping, debacle, whacking, drubbing, whipping, defeat, lacing, lace, licking, slaughter

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. beatingnoun

    striking, drubbing, flogging, thrashing, cudgelling, pommelling, caning, flagellation, BASTINADO

  2. beatingnoun

    beat, pulsation, throb, throbbing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. beatingadjective

    pulsating, throbbing, pulsatile

  2. beatingnoun

    flagellation, drubbing, flogging, fustigation, castigation, thumping, mauling, verberation, pommeling, pulsation, throb, throbbing, saltation, defeat, repulse, malleation, forging, welding

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "beating":

    defeating, beat, hitting, caning, flying, spanking, hit, assault

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  1. Thomson Reuters I/B/E:

    I think some people would like to see not just a conservative (forecast) and beating that, but maybe perhaps even stronger results as the benefits of this multi-year transition start to show up.

  2. Arthur Koestler:

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

  3. Daikh Ramdan:

    We're a country at war. What I saw today was a war, you have the impression you are already dead, you are vulnerable, you're cold, your heart is beating, you breathe hard.

  4. Matt Cartwright:

    Soon we will have husbands beating their wives and saying 'I’m sorry, it is a failure at all levels,' you need to resign, too, governor.

  5. Karsten Iltgen:

    Dialog has delivered the consensus-beating results that we had been hoping for.

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