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batter1

bat·ter1

batter1

 
pronunciation:
bae tr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: battered, battering, batters
definition: to hit hard again and again in a way that causes harm or damage.
The two fighters battered each other.The storm battered the island.
synonyms:
beat, pound
similar words:
hit, knock around
Word Builder: batter +
  • battered:
    injured by having been beaten.
  • battery:
    the crime of causing injury to a person.
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