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Synonyms for defeat

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to prevent from accomplishing a purpose

the act of defeating or the condition of being defeated

Synonyms for defeat

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Skeeter Defeater is a portable mosquito control solution designed to cover up to 300 square feet and kill mosquitos on contact.
iii) la ausencia de defeater seria evidencia de que el confiabilismo es correcto.
Therefore, if I believe in evolution, I have a defeater for any belief I hold, including my beliefs in evolution and naturalism.
In that case, such an alternative would count as a defeater.
11) After precisely "identifying the problem" and accurately stating what he will not do, Joseph Kim concisely outlines: "my focus will solely be on whether mutually exclusive religious beliefs serve as a defeater for CE given Plantinga's proper function account of warrant" (12).
So, "equally well-grounded" might refer to a status that several hypotheses have before taking defeaters into account, or after doing so.
P3: A defeater for R constitutes a defeater for any belief based on R.
It is used in everything from candles to Skeeter Defeater brand soap.
or could involve the use of a rebutting defeater (Muntigl and Tumbull, 1998; Rips, 1998)-a statement that directly contradicts the challenged statement ("But it does deter crime.
Much like the late Jeff Buckley, his songs have jazzy, soulful country stylings, as in We're Not In Charleston Anymore and Hey Self Defeater.
This is because our case to follow, if successful, provides a defeater for both naturalistic and theistic evolution of this sort.
The greatest defeater of the Sekk is Istar, a warrior woman and daughter of one of the original Company of Glass.
Accepting the defeater of a reason as true or valid endangers the positive slant on the past that the decision maker has pieced together.
A rebutting defeater is a reason that attacks a conclusion by supporting the opposite one, while an undercutting defeater is a reason that attacks the connection existing between a reason and a conclusion.