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Definition of "beaten" []

  • Formed or made thin by hammering: beaten gold. (adjective)
  • Worn by continuous use; familiar and much traveled: a village located well off the beaten path. (adjective)
  • Totally worn-out; exhausted. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beaten" in a sentence
  • "The sin of thoughtlessness shall be beaten with fewer stripes than the sin of deliberation, -- but it shall be _beaten_, and therefore it is _sin_."
  • ""When you do not give her so much as a voice in her own house; when you allow her children to be trampled on, and beaten -- _beaten_, sir -- and she dare not interfere!"
  • "More important, they allowed the Magic to zone up on them defensively all series, with little fear of being beaten from the perimeter."