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Overview of noun defeated

The noun defeated has 1 sense

  • defeated, discomfited -- (people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated")

Overview of verb defeat

The verb defeat has 2 senses

  • get the better of, overcome, defeat -- (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")

  • kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out -- (thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal")

Overview of adj defeated

The adj defeated has 2 senses

  • defeated -- (beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy")

  • defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted -- (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")