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- (intransitive, baseball) To have at least nine batters bat in a half inning.
- Seven runs are in; they've batted around.
- (transitive, informal) To discuss.
- I think we've batted this idea around enough to take a decision.
- In transitive senses the object may appear before or after the particle. If the object is a pronoun, then it must be before the particle.