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defeat

defeat as in win a victory over
  • "You must overcome all difficulties"
  • "defeat your enemies"
  • "He overcame his shyness"
  • "He overcame his infirmity"
  • "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

Synonyms

  • get the better ofwin a victory over
  • overcomewin a victory over; get on top of; overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli ; overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
defeat as in thwart the passage of
  • "kill a motion"
  • "he shot down the student's proposal"

Synonyms

  • killthe act of terminating a life ; the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile; the body of an animal, or bodies of animals, killed by a person or another animal ; cause to die; thwart the passage of; end or extinguish by forceful means; be fatal; be the source of great pain for; overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration; hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games; hit with great force; deprive of life; cause the death of, without intention; drink down entirely; mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; tire out completely; cause to cease operating; destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
  • shoot downmove quickly and violently; shoot at and force to come down; thwart the passage of
  • vote downthwart the passage of; vote against
  • vote outthwart the passage of
defeat as in an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
  • "it was a narrow defeat"
  • "the army's only defeat"
  • "they suffered a convincing licking"

Synonyms

  • lickingan unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
defeat as in the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals

    Synonyms

    • frustrationthe feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals ; an act of hindering someone's plans or efforts ; a feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized