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de·feat

 (dĭ-fēt′)
tr.v. de·feat·ed, de·feat·ing, de·feats
1. To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat: "Whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same" (Thomas Paine).
2. To prevent the success of; thwart: Internal strife defeats the purpose of teamwork.
3. Law
a. To frustrate the enforcement of (a motion, for example).
b. To make (an estate, for example) void; annul.
4.
a. To dishearten or dispirit: The last setback defeated her, and she gave up.
b. To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify: How the children found their way back home defeats me.
n.
1.
a. The act of defeating an opponent: the home team's defeat of their rivals.
b. The state of being defeated; failure to win: the home team's defeat by their rivals.
2. A coming to naught; frustration: the defeat of a lifelong dream.
3. Law
a. The act of overcoming or frustrating the enforcement of.
b. Law The act of making null and void.

[Middle English defeten, from defet, disfigured, from Old French desfait, past participle of desfaire, to destroy, from Medieval Latin disfacere, to destroy, mutilate, undo : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin facere, to do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

de·feat′er n.
Synonyms: defeat, beat, conquer, rout1, vanquish
These verbs mean to triumph over an adversary: defeated the opposing team by fourteen points; beat her competitor in the race for first place; conquered the enemy after a long battle; routed all opposition due to a brilliant strategy; vanquished the marauding army in a surprise attack.

defeated

(dɪˈfiːtɪd)
adj
1. having suffered defeat; beaten
2. showing signs of discouragement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defeated - people who are defeateddefeated - people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Adj.1.defeated - beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
undefeated - victorious; "undefeated in battle"; "an undefeated team"
2.defeated - disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome

defeated

Translations
مَهْزوم، مَقْهور
poražený
besejret
sigraîur

defeated

[dɪˈfiːtɪd] ADJ [army, team, player] → derrotado
he left the room a defeated mancuando abandonó la sala era un hombre derrotado

defeat

(diˈfiːt) verb
to win a victory over. They defeated our team by three goals; We will defeat the enemy eventually.
noun
the loss of a game, battle, race etc. His defeat in the last race depressed him; We suffered yet another defeat.
deˈfeated adjective
(negative undefeated). a defeated enemy.
deˈfeatism noun
a state of mind in which one expects and accepts defeat too easily. The defeatism of the captain affects the rest of the players.
deˈfeatist noun, adjective
(of) a person who gives up too easily and is too easily discouraged. She is such a defeatist; She has a defeatist attitude to life.
References in classic literature ?
When he perceived again that it was not possible for the army to be defeated, he tried to bethink him of a fine tale which he could take back to his regiment, and with it turn the expected shafts of derision.
Ah, my dear fellow, you're defeated, utterly defeated
Levin reddened with vexation, not at being defeated, but at having failed to control himself and being drawn into argument.
You have had one experience with the Oz people, and they defeated you.
2) Oenomaus, king of Pisa in Elis, warned by an oracle that he should be killed by his son-in-law, offered his daughter Hippodamia to the man who could defeat him in a chariot race, on condition that the defeated suitors should be slain by him.
Two hundred thousand machinists, along with their five hundred thousand allies in the metalworking trades, had been defeated in as bloody a strike as had ever marred the United States.
Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.
Fatima Jinah University Rawalpindi defeated University of Kotli (AJK), University of Lahore defeated Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai University, University of Management and Technology Lahore defeated Sargodha University, Quaid-e-Awan University of Engineering and Science Technology Nawabshah defeated Liaquat University of Health Management Sciences, Islamia University
Mufadil won it 11-5/11-3 and Ali Hussain of Science College defeated Zeeshan 11-7/11-6.
NC candidates have been defeated even from the constituencies which were considered to be NC's base areas.
They defeated early title contenders Cambridge 6-2.
It tries to capture a view of the economy as a battlefield where enemies within should be defeated.