beat the drum
advertise, ballyhoo, bark, beat, beat a tattoo, beat the drums, beat time, bill, blow the trumpet, boost, build up, bulletin, call to arms, call up, campaign for, celebrate, circularize, commemorate, conscript, count, count the beats, crusade for, cry up, dip, dress ship, drum, espouse, establish, exchange colors, fire a salute, flag, flag down, flash, give a signal, give a write-up, give publicity, give the nod, glance, hail, hail and speak, half-mast, hallow, hoist a banner, hold jubilee, honor, jubilate, jubilize, keep, keep time, kick, leer, levy, maffick, make a sign, make merry, mark, memorialize, mobilize, muster, nod, nudge, observe, placard, play drum, plug, poke, post, post bills, post up, pound, press-agent, promote, publicize, puff, raise a cry, rally, recruit, ruffle, salute, sell, sign, signal, signalize, solemnize, solemnly mark, sound a fanfare, sound a tattoo, sound an alarm, sound the trumpet, speak, spiel, take up, tap, thrum, thump, tom-tom, touch, unfurl a flag, wave, wave a flag, wave the hand, wink, write up
beat the drum
play, pipe, strike up, sweep the chords, tweedle, fiddle, strike the lyre, beat the drum
, blow the horn, sound the horn, wind the horn, doodle, grind the organ, touch the guitar, thrum, strum, beat time, execute, perform, accompany, sing a second, play a second, compose, set to music, arrange, sing, chaunt, chant, hum, warble, carol, chirp, chirrup, lilt, purl, quaver, trill, shake, twitter, whistle, sol-fa, intone, have an ear for music, have a musical ear, have a correct ear.
indicate, be the sign, of, denote, betoken, argue, testify, bear the impress, of, connote, connotate, represent, stand for, typify, symbolize, put an indication, put a mark, note, mark, stamp, earmark, blaze, label, ticket, docket, dot, spot, score, dash, trace, chalk, print, imprint, impress, engrave, stereotype, make a sign, signalize, underscore, give a signal, hang out a signal, beckon, nod, wink, glance, leer, nudge, shrug, tip the wink, gesticulate, raise the finger, hold up the finger, raise the hand, hold up the hand, saw the air, suit the action to the word, wave a banner, unfurl a banner, hoist a banner, hang out a banner, wave the hand, wave a kerchief, give the cue, show one's colors, give an alarm, sound an alarm, beat the drum
, sound the trumpets, raise a cry, sign, seal, attest, underline, call attention to, give notice.