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Synonyms and Antonyms of defeat

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defeat

synonym (synonym of defeat)

  • (noun.event)
    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.feeling)
    the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals (noun.feeling)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    win a victory over (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    thwart the passage of (verb.social)
     

antonym (antonym of defeat)

  • (noun.event)
    a successful ending of a struggle or contest (noun.event)
     

hypernym (defeat IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (noun.event)
    event whose occurrence ends something (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose (noun.event)
     
  • the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals (noun.feeling)
    a feeling of dissatisfaction that results when your expectations are not realized (noun.feeling)
     
  • thwart the passage of (verb.social)
    vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF defeat relation)

  • an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest (noun.event)
    a narrow defeat or a defeat at the last minute (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an overwhelming defeat (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a defeat in a game where one side fails to score (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a sound defeat (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a final crushing defeat (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score (noun.event)
     
  • win a victory over (verb.competition)
    defeat soundly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat soundly and utterly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    bring down or defeat (an opponent) (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    seize the position of and defeat (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat by a lurch (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    cause to flee (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat suddenly and unexpectedly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat by a narrow margin (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    overcome by conquest (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.) (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from defeat)

  • an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest (noun.event)
    someone who is resigned to defeat without offering positive suggestions (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.social)
    thwart the passage of (verb.social)
     
  • the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals (noun.feeling)
    hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of (verb.social)
     
  • thwart the passage of (verb.social)
    an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest (noun.event)
     
  • win a victory over (verb.competition)
    someone who overcomes and establishes ascendancy and control by force or persuasion (noun.person)
     
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