beat up

Primary Meanings of beat up

1.
v
give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression
2.
v
gather
Full Definitions of beat up
1

v give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Synonyms:
beat, work over
Types:
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strong-arm
use physical force against
soak
beat severely
pistol-whip
beat with a pistol
belabor, belabour
beat soundly
rough up
treat violently
flog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip
beat severely with a whip or rod
cane, flog, lambast, lambaste
beat with a cane
kayo, knock cold, knock out
knock unconscious or senseless
flail, lam, thrash, thresh
give a thrashing to; beat hard
baste, batter, clobber
strike violently and repeatedly
larrup, paddle, spank
give a spanking to; subject to a spanking
flagellate, scourge
whip
leather
whip with a leather strap
horsewhip
whip with a whip intended for horses
switch
flog with or as if with a flexible rod
cowhide
flog with a cowhide
cat
beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
birch
whip with a birch twig
2

v gather

Synonyms:
drum up, rally
Type of:
collect, pull in
get or bring together

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