1. batting, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

usage: (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base

2. batting, batten, stuffing

usage: stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber


1. bat, hit

usage: strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; "bat the ball"

2. bat, flutter, blink, wink, nictitate, nictate

usage: wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids"

3. bat, hit

usage: have a turn at bat; "Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

4. bat, hit

usage: use a bat; "Who's batting?"

5. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick, beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

usage: beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!"

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