Beating

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Beating Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  • the act of overcoming or outdoing
  • expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart; "felt the pulsating artery"; "oh my beating heart"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the act of overcoming or outdoing ,
  • the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

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'Beating' example sentence in quotations


* Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart. - Henry Ward Beecher

* A dream can be nurtured over years and years and then flourish rapidly. . . . Be patient. It will happen for you. Sooner or later, life will get weary of beating on you and holding the door shut on you, and then it will let you in and throw you a real party - Les Brown

* But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write. - Sir Philip Sidney


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Beating Sample Sentences in News


  • Beating cerebral palsy, this gritty girl studies medicine
    Jodhpur, Sep 23 (IANS) A Jodhpur based girl diagnosed with from cerebral palsy has proven that the key to all things is determination. Not only has Siddhi Mathur beaten the affliction, but she is now studying medicine. Read more on this news related to 'Beating'
  • Fort Bliss soldier arrested on suspicion of beating child to death
    A 20-year-old Fort Bliss soldier was arrested and charged with capital murder for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter to death Saturday in a Central El Paso apartment because the girl soiled her diaper, El Paso Police reported Sunday. Read more on this news related to 'Beating'
  • Report: Surveillance captures man beating ATM with hatchet
    A man was arrested and charged Monday with beating an ATM with a hatchet in South Daytona, according to WFTV.com. Read more on this news related to 'Beating'

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