1. [ noun ] the act of overcoming or outdoing
Synonyms: whipping
Related terms: fight beat
2. [ adjective ] expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart
Synonyms: pulsating pulsing

"felt the pulsating artery" "oh my beating heart"

Related terms: rhythmical
3. [ noun ] the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
Synonyms: drubbing trouncing whacking lacing licking thrashing
Related terms: corporal_punishment whipping beat whack
Similar spelling:   betting