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Overview of verb batter

The verb batter has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) buffet, knock about, batter

(strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent")

2. clobber, baste, batter

(strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her")

3. dinge, batter

(make a dent or impression in; "dinge a soft hat")


Overview of adj battered

The adj battered has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) battered, beat-up, beaten-up

(damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford")

2. (1) battered

(damaged especially by hard usage; "his battered old hat")

3. battered

(exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury; "a battered child"; "the battered woman syndrome")

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