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Synonyms for defeat

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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A defeat of the army had suggested itself to him as a means of escape from the consequences of his fall.
The nervous irritation aroused by the appearance of Mack, the news of his defeat, and the thought of what lay before the Russian army found vent in anger at Zherkov's untimely jest.
Bahraini Gumzat defeats Belarusian Artsem Bahrain's Gumzat Mohammadov scored a remarkable level in his bout against Belarusian Artsem Arishka to gain victory.
The Balkan Wars are among the harshest defeats the Ottomans ever experienced.
JOHN Carver equalled an unwanted record after Newcastle United's defeat to Tottenham - the interim boss has now been in charge for six straight league defeats, matching a run under former manager Alan Pardew.
If certain convincing defeats from the same team are experienced, then it is logical for the defeated one to reexamine his tactics and not constantly look for the blame in the balls, judges, audience, Dimitar Grumar comments for Dnevnik in context to the eight-year defeats of the opposition.
Hart has not played Crespi since those defeats, and Hart broke the Loyola series losing streak with a 26-7 victory in 1999.
Education advocates say the funding defeats are not a signal that voters aren't in favor of school spending, just that they are cautious about how money is raised.
He began with defeats against Ireland and Scotland in the Five Nations but then Wales went on a record-breaking run of ten straight wins after a 34-33 victory in France and a thrilling 32-31 defeat of England at Wembley to deny the home side the Grand Slam.
Two constituted major defeats for equal rights for this segment of U.
Since taking interim charge of the national team for a 3-1 defeat by Italy in Rome, he has notched up a 65 game record of 30 wins, 15 draws and 20 defeats.
Despite this string of defeats, voucher advocates remain undeterred by their failure at the ballot box.
One would assume that as a result of earlier defeats we would have acquired some immunity and at least would not suffer the same psychological and ideological symptoms of the first defeat.
E[acute accent]Progressing from early successes against RPGs and ATGMs three and a half years ago, to the latest series of tank fired threat defeats, this leading research on the IAAPS Program has resulted in a full spectrum system that offers the warfighter early fielding of a low-weight alternative to heavy armor.
Defeat at Marske means the Mariners have never won at Mount Pleasant in the last six years, having suffered five defeats and gained one draw.