move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
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"
glare or strike with great intensity; "The sun was beating down on us"
beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
make a rhythmic sound; "Rain drummed against the windshield"; "The drums beat all night"
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"
the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
make a sound like a clock or a timer; "th
remove from memory or existence; "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information; "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"
remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
kill intentionally and with premeditation;
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
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"
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?"
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
cause to be bored
deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"
repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;
depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"