Synonyms for (noun) bat

Synonyms: at-bat, bat

Definition: (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

Usage: he was at bat when it happened; he got four hits in four at-bats

Similar words: play, turn

Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

Usage: it is my turn; it is still my play


Synonyms: chiropteran, bat

Definition: nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

Similar words: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Definition: mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials


Synonyms: bat

Definition: a club used for hitting a ball in various games

Similar words: club

Definition: stout stick that is larger at one end

Usage: he carried a club in self defense; he felt as if he had been hit with a club


Synonyms: cricket bat, bat

Definition: the club used in playing cricket

Usage: a cricket bat has a narrow handle and a broad flat end for hitting

Similar words: cricket equipment

Definition: sports equipment used in playing cricket


Synonyms: squash racket, squash racquet, bat

Definition: a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

Similar words: racket, racquet

Definition: a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

Synonyms for (verb) bat

Synonyms: bat, flutter

Definition: wink briefly

Usage: bat one's eyelids

Similar words: wink, blink, nictate, nictitate

Definition: briefly shut the eyes

Usage: The TV announcer never seems to blink


Synonyms: clobber, thrash, lick, drub, cream, bat

Definition: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

Usage: We licked the other team on Sunday!

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: bat

Definition: strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

Usage: bat the ball

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: bat

Definition: use a bat

Usage: Who's batting?

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: bat

Definition: have a turn at bat

Usage: Jones bats first, followed by Martinez

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face