For the verb: "to beat"

Simple Past: beat
Past Participle: beaten
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2019
To beat someone or something means to hit them several times very hard.
His stepfather used to beat him.
The rain was beating against the window.
If you beat someone in a game, you defeat them.
She always beats me when we play chess.
The past tense of beat is beat. The -ed participle is beaten.
Arsenal beat Oxford United 5-1.
They were beaten to death.
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