Translation of "beat" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /biːt/ us past tense beat, past participle beaten, also US beat

B1 to defeat someone in a competition

yenmek, mağlup etmek
Our team beat Germany 3-1.
HIT [ I, T ]

B2 to hit a person or animal hard many times

dövmek, dayak atmak
She beat the dog with a stick.
She was beaten to death.
SOUND [ I, T ]

to hit against something hard, making a continuous or regular sound

atmak, çarpmak, vurmak, düzenli darbe indirmek
Rain beat against the windows.

to get rid of something bad

kötü bir şeyden kurtulmak, başından atmak
I'm determined to beat this illness.

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

atmak, çarpmak, (kalp vb.) düzenli kareket etmek ve ses çıkarmak
By the time the doctor arrived, his heart had stopped beating.
BE BETTER [ T ] informal

to be better than something

bir şeyden daha iyi olmak
[ + doing sth ] Being at the youth club beats sitting at home.
you can't beat sth

used to emphasize that something is best

onu yenemezsin, üstesinden gelemezsin, mağlup edemezsin
You can't beat Pedro's for a great pizza.
take a lot of/some, etc beating

mainly UK to be so good or enjoyable that it is hard to find anything better

daha iyisi bulunamayacak kadar iyi, hoş olmak, rakipsiz olmak, eline su dökememek, üstüne olmamak
For romantic movies, The Notebook takes some beating.
FOOD [ T ]

to mix food using hard, quick movements

çırpmak, karıştırmak
Beat the egg whites until they are stiff.

(Translation of “beat verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)