Definition of beat the odds
- Most new restaurants fail, but this one somehow managed to beat the odds.
: to strike repeatedly:
: to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain
: to walk on : tread
: a single stroke or blow especially in a series
: a sound produced by or as if by beating (see 1beat)
: a driving impact or force
: being in a state of exhaustion : exhausted
: sapped of resolution or morale
: of, relating to, or being beatniks
: degree of unlikeness
: an amount by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another
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