from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Formed or made thin by hammering: beaten gold.
- adj. Worn by continuous use; familiar and much traveled: a village located well off the beaten path.
- adj. Totally worn-out; exhausted.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. defeated
- adj. repeatedly struck
- adj. mixed by paddling with a wooden spoon or other implement
- v. Past participle of beat
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use.
- adj. Vanquished; defeated; conquered; baffled.
- adj. Exhausted; tired out.
- adj. Become common or trite.
- adj. Tried; practiced.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wrought upon by beating; formed or affected in any way by blows or percussion: as, beaten work (which see, below).
- Specifically Worn by beating or treading; much trodden; hence, common from frequent use or repetition; trite: as, to follow the beaten course of reasoning.
- Conquered; vanquished.
- Exhausted; worn out.
- Baffled, as by the difficulty of a task, intellectual or physical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. formed or made thin by hammering
- adj. much trodden and worn smooth or bare
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.
“‘With sandals beaten from the crowns of kings,’” Leo added, murmuring the words reverently, loving them with his lips as his lips formed them and uttered them.
Could have beeen calabacitas rellenas, but it might have been raíz de chayote relleno de queso: two slices of parboiled raíz de chayote with a slice of cheese inside; capeado (dipped in beaten egg batter) and fried.
They had a delicate flavor and firm, soft flesh, best eaten lightly fried in beaten egg with a squeeze of lemon juice.
I then dipped florets in beaten egg white, rolled them in the masala breadcrumbs and baked them as directed.
She dipped each filet in beaten egg white, then peppered flour, and lowered it onto the griddle.
Once again, four strange men are running rampant through my house, dressed in beaten denim jackets and pull-over wool caps.
Remove from heat, stir in beaten egg yolks and the grated coconut meat.