Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun battering

1 sense of battering

Sense 1
battering, banging -- (the act of subjecting to strong attack)
       => fight, fighting, combat, scrap -- (the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb batter

3 senses of batter

Sense 1
buffet, knock about, batter -- (strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

Sense 2
clobber, baste, batter -- (strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (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")

Sense 3
dinge, batter -- (make a dent or impression in; "dinge a soft hat")
       => change shape, change form, deform -- (assume a different shape or form)

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