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

2 senses of beat out

Sense 1
beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (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")
       => get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up")

Sense 2
beat out, tap out, thump out -- (beat out a rhythm)
       => beat -- (indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm")

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