Beating vs. Hiding

Beating vs. Hiding — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Beating and Hiding

Beatingnoun

An act of repeated hitting or striking.

Hidingverb

To put or keep out of sight or away from notice

hid the money in a sock.

Beatingnoun

A thorough defeat, as in an athletic contest.

Hidingverb

To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal

tried to hide the facts.

Beatingnoun

A sharp reversal; a setback

Stocks took a beating from panicky investors.

Hidingverb

To cut off from sight; cover up

Clouds hid the stars.

Beatingnoun

An instance of rough or injurious treatment

The car took a beating on that rough road.

Hidingverb

To avert (one's gaze), especially in shame or grief.

Beatingnoun

A throbbing or pulsation, as of the heart.

Hidingverb

To keep oneself out of sight or notice.

Beatingnoun

(Physics) The periodic variation in amplitude of a wave, especially that produced by the superposition of two waves of different frequencies, resulting in segments of more intense and then less intense wave phenomena, such as louder and then quieter sound.

Hidingverb

To seek refuge or respite

"no place to hide from boredom or anger or loneliness" (Matt Teague).

Beatingnoun

The action by which someone or something is beaten.

the beating of a drumsecret beatings of prisoners

Hidingverb

To beat severely; flog.

Beatingnoun

A heavy defeat or setback.

Hidingnoun

The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.

Beatingnoun

The pulsation of the heart.

Hidingnoun

(uncountable) A state of concealment.

Beatingnoun

the act of overcoming or outdoing

Hidingnoun

(countable) A place of concealment.

Beatingnoun

the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Hidingnoun

A beating or spanking.

Beatingadjective

expanding and contracting rhythmically as to the beating of the heart;

felt the pulsating arteryoh my beating heart

Hidingnoun

the activity of keeping something secret