4 Letters
2 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use beat as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Beat
A 1 syllables noun and 4 letters with the letters a, b, e, and t, 2 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters ea. Beat starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters b, be, bea, and the ending characters are t, at, eat, ..
Definition
The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Beat is set as a kindergarten word that starts with b, ends with t, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is beat a scrabble word? A 6 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Beat in Pig Latin is said as "eatbay or eatbway".
Unigram
b | e | a | t
Bigram
be | ea | at
Trigram
bea | eat
Quadrigram
beat
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of beating to windward;
sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
a stroke or blow;
"the signal was two beats on the steam pipe"
a regular rate of repetition;
"the cox raised the beat"
the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music;
"the piece has a fast rhythm";
"the conductor set the beat"
(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
the sound of stroke or blow;
"he heard the beat of a drum"
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart;
"he could feel the beat of her heart"
a regular route for a sentry or policeman;
"in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
a member of the beat generation;
a nonconformist in dress and behavior
a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies;
has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
Verb Examples
wear out completely;
"This kind of work exhausts me";
"I'm beat";
"He was all washed up after the exam"
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"
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"
beat through cleverness and wit;
"I beat the traffic";
"She outfoxed her competitors"
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"
hit repeatedly;
"beat on the door";
"beat the table with his shoe"
strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music;
"beat one's breast";
"beat one's foot rhythmically"
stir vigorously;
"beat the egg whites";
"beat the cream"
shape by beating;
"beat swords into ploughshares"
produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly;
"beat the drum"
make by pounding or trampling;
"beat a path through the forest"
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion;
"the city pulsated with music and excitement"
move rhythmically;
"Her heart was beating fast"
indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks;
"beat the rhythm"
sail with much tacking or with difficulty;
"The boat beat in the strong wind"
move with a flapping motion;
"The bird's wings were flapping"
move with a thrashing motion;
"The bird flapped its wings";
"The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
glare or strike with great intensity;
"The sun was beating down on us"
make a rhythmic sound;
"Rain drummed against the windshield";
"The drums beat all night"
make a sound like a clock or a timer;
"the clocks were ticking";
"the grandfather clock beat midnight"
avoid paying;
"beat the subway fare"
be superior;
"Reading beats watching television";
"This sure beats work!"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Beat"

There are 1,519 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to beat.

SynonymDefinition
About Ship
Abradestrike against an object
"She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"
Abradedhaving the skin scraped off
"skinned knees and scraped elbows"
Abscondrun away
usually includes taking something or somebody along
Absquatulaterun away
usually includes taking something or somebody along
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
Accentingthe act of giving special importance or significance to something
Accentuationthe act of giving special importance or significance to something
Accent Mark
Addlebecome rotten
"addled eggs"

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Anagrams

There are 4 anagrams from beat.

Anagram Definition
Beatthe act of beating to windward
sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
Betathe 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
Batesoak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
"bate hides and skins"
Abetassist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

View English words with the unique letters used in beat. Words With The Letters Abet

Derives

Beat derives from 1 words.

Word Definition
Beatthe act of beating to windward
sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

Hypernyms

Beat has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Sailingthe departure of a vessel from a port

Names With The Word "Beat"

30 names are spelled with beat.

NameMaleFemale
BeatriceYesYes
BeatrixNoYes
BeataYesYes
BeatrizNoYes
BeatricNoNo

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Words To Word lists That The Word Beat Can Be Found In.

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Negative FeelingsDescribe beatA word list of negative feeling words and the best English words to describe negative emotions. Emotional negative words... read more

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word beat.

Is beat a scrabble word or can you use beat in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 3026 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 2807 games. This 4 letter 6 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, b, e, and t? There's 12 with 6 letters or less with the letters a, b, e, and t. Here is a list of 12 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Battue (6 letters) 8 +2 10 +3 battue
Beat (4 letters) 6 7 beat
Beauty (6 letters) 11 +5 12 +5 abetuy
Beaut (5 letters) 7 +1 9 +2 beaut
Beta (4 letters) 6 7 beat
Butea (5 letters) 7 +1 9 +2 beaut
Bate (4 letters) 6 7 beat
Abate (5 letters) 7 +1 8 +1 abate
Abet (4 letters) 6 7 beat
Be At (5 letters)
Betta (5 letters) 7 +1 8 +1 abett
Bateau (6 letters) 8 +2 10 +3 aabetu





     

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