Bedeutung von "beat" Essential English Dictionary

beat

verb uk /biːt/ (beating, beat, beaten)

B1 to defeat someone in a competition:

Our team beat Germany 3-1.

B1 When your heart beats, it makes regular movements and sounds:

By the time the doctor arrived, his heart had stopped beating.

to hit a person or animal repeatedly:

They saw him beating his dog with a stick.

to hit against something hard, making a regular sound:

Rain beat against the windows.

(Definition von "beat verb" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)