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Meaning of BEAT UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford"
  2. [v]  gather; "drum up support"
  3. [v]  give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
 
 Synonyms: battered, beat, beaten-up, damaged, drum up, rally, work over
 
 See Also: baste, batter, belabor, belabour, cane, clobber, collect, flail, flog, hit, kayo, knock cold, knock out, lam, lambast, lambaste, larrup, lash, lather, paddle, pistol-whip, pull in, rough up, slash, soak, spank, strap, strong-arm, thrash, thresh, trounce, welt, whip

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agitate, all in, batter, battered, beat, beaten, beaten up, beat-up, bedraggled, blowzy, bone-weary, broken-down, bruise, bushed, careless, chintzy, churn, churn up, clabber, clot, coagulate, colloid, colloidize, convulse, cream, curdle, dead, dead-and-alive, deadbeat, dead-tired, decrepit, derelict, dilapidated, disarrange, discompose, disquiet, disturb, dog-tired, dog-weary, done, done in, done up, drabbletailed, draggled, draggletailed, drained, emulsify, emulsionize, excite, exhausted, fagged out, ferment, flurry, fret, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, gone, grubby, in rags, in ruins, incrassate, informal, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, knocked out, loose, lopper, lumpen, messy, mussy, negligent, paddle, perturb, perturbate, played out, poky, pooped, pooped out, prostrate, ragged, raggedy, ramshackle, ready to drop, rile, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, ruined, ruinous, rumple, run-down, scraggly, seedy, shabby, shake, shake up, shoddy, slack, slatternly, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, slummy, sluttish, sordid, spent, squalid, stir, stir up, swirl, tacky, tattered, thicken, thrash soundly, tired out, tired to death, tottery, trouble, tuckered out, tumbledown, unkempt, unneat, unsightly, untidy, upset, used up, washed-up, weary unto death, whacked, whip, whip up, whisk, wiped out, work up, worn-out
 

 

 

 

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