verb (inf=to beat up, beats up, beating up, beat up, beaten up)
- To give a beating to.
- I got beaten up by thugs on my way home.
- (context, intransitive, nautical) To sail to windward using a series of alternate tacks across the wind.
- (reflexive; with the preposition over) To feel badly guilty and accuse oneself over something.
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