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Defeat

De`feat´
v. t.1.To undo; to disfigure; to destroy.
[imp. & p. p. Defeated; p. pr. & vb. n. Defeating.]
His unkindness may defeat my life.
- Shak.
2.To render null and void, as a title; to frustrate, as hope; to deprive, as of an estate.
3.To overcome or vanquish, as an army; to check, disperse, or ruin by victory; to overthrow.
4.To resist with success; as, to defeat an assault.
Sharp reasons to defeat the law.
- Shak.
n.1.An undoing or annulling; destruction.
2.Frustration by rendering null and void, or by prevention of success; as, the defeat of a plan or design.
3.An overthrow, as of an army in battle; loss of a battle; repulse suffered; discomfiture; - opposed to victory.
Noun1.defeat - an unsuccessful ending
Synonyms: licking
Antonyms:
triumph, victory - a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
2.defeat - the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
Synonyms: frustration
Verb1.defeat - win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "She conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
2.defeat - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
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