Is beat a Scrabble word?

Yes, beat is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 6 points in Scrabble, and 7 points in Words with Friends

Beat is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word beat

The meaning of beat


34 definitions of the word beat.


  1. Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
  2. Give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
  3. Hit repeatedly
  4. Move rhythmically
  5. Shape by beating
  6. Make a rhythmic sound
  7. Glare or strike with great intensity
  8. Move with a thrashing motion
  9. Sail with much tacking or with difficulty
  10. Stir vigorously
  11. Strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music
  12. Be superior
  13. Avoid paying
  14. Make a sound like a clock or a timer
  15. Move with a flapping motion
  16. Indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks
  17. Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
  18. Make by pounding or trampling
  19. Produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly
  20. Strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
  21. Beat through cleverness and wit
  22. Be a mystery or bewildering to
  23. Wear out completely


  1. Very tired


  1. A regular route for a sentry or policeman
  2. The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  3. The basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music
  4. A single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
  5. A member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
  6. The sound of stroke or blow
  7. (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
  8. A regular rate of repetition
  9. A stroke or blow
  10. The act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing

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3 Anagrams of Beat

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to beat:

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There are 9 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'beat'.

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