beaten


beaten
beaten [bēt′'n]
adj.
[pp. of BEAT]
1. struck with repeated blows; whipped
2. shaped or made thin by hammering
3. flattened by treading; much traveled [a beaten path]
4.
a) defeated
b) crushed in spirit by defeat
5. tired out
6. searched through for game
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off the beaten track or off the beaten path
1. away or apart from others of its kind
2. unusual, unfamiliar, original, etc.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Beaten — Beat en (b[=e]t n; 95), a. 1. Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use. A broad and beaten way. Milton. Beaten gold. Shak. off the beaten track. [1913 Webster] 2. Vanquished; defeated; conquered; baffled. [1913 Webster] 3. Exhausted; tired …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten — [adj1] defeated baffled, bested, circumvented, conquered, cowed, crushed, disappointed, discomfited, disheartened, frustrated, humbled, licked, mastered, overcome, overpowered, overthrown, overwhelmed, routed, ruined, subjugated, surmounted,… …   New thesaurus

  • beaten-up — eaten up adj. worn by use into a deplorable condition. the beaten up old Ford Syn: battered, beat up, bedraggled, broken down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble down, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaten — beaten; un·beaten; …   English syllables

  • Beaten — (v. lat.), 1) Betschwestern: 2) in Spanien Frauenzimmer, welche die Kleidung irgend eines dritten Ordens trugen, od. wenigstens zu ihrer bürgerlichen Tracht ein besonderes Ordensmerkmal erhielten, die drei Regeln zu beobachten gelobten, übrigens… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Beāten — (lat. Beatae oder Oblatae, franz. Béates, Dévotes oder Sœurs converses, »bekehrte Schwestern«), Gemeinname der Tertiarierinnen verschiedener Mönchsorden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Beaten — Beaten, in Spanien Jungfrauen eines dritten Ordens (Tertianerinen) mit irgend einer Auszeichnung in der Kleidung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • beaten — index despondent, passable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • beaten — beaten(englausgesprochen)intr tanzen.Schül1965ff …   Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • beaten-up — adjective INFORMAL BEAT UP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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