the sound of stroke or blow; "he heard the beat of a drum"
produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly; "beat the drum"
the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
make by pounding or trampling; "beat a path through the forest"
a regular route for a sentry or policeman; "in the old days a policeman walked a beat and knew all his people by name"
move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
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
indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drums
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally;
carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
carry on or function; "We could do with a little more help around here"
engage in; "make love, not war"; "make an effort"; "do research"; "do nothing"; "make revolution"
dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"
be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes"
destroyed or killed; "we are gone geese"
progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle"
no longer retained; "gone with the wind"
give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates"
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of f
pay out; "spend money"
spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
pass time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?"
depleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"
drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"