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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Defeat \De*feat"\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]faite, fr. d['e]faire. See
     Defeat, v.]
     1. An undoing or annulling; destruction. [Obs.]
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              Upon whose property and most dear life
              A damned defeat was made.             --Shak.
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     2. Frustration by rendering null and void, or by prevention
        of success; as, the defeat of a plan or design.
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     3. An overthrow, as of an army in battle; loss of a battle;
        repulse suffered; discomfiture; -- opposed to victory.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Defeat \De*feat"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defeated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Defeating.] [From F. d['e]fait, OF. desfait, p. p. ofe
     d['e]faire, OF. desfaire, to undo; L. dis- + facere to do.
     See Feat, Fact, and cf. Disfashion.]
     1. To undo; to disfigure; to destroy. [Obs.]
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              His unkindness may defeat my life.    --Shak.
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     2. To render null and void, as a title; to frustrate, as
        hope; to deprive, as of an estate.
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              He finds himself naturally to dread a superior Being
              that can defeat all his designs, and disappoint all
              his hopes.                            --Tillotson.
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              The escheators . . . defeated the right heir of his
              succession.                           --Hallam.
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              In one instance he defeated his own purpose. --A. W.
                                                    Ward.
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     3. To overcome or vanquish, as an army; to check, disperse,
        or ruin by victory; to overthrow.
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     4. To resist with success; as, to defeat an assault.
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              Sharp reasons to defeat the law.      --Shak.
  
     Syn: To baffle; disappoint; frustrate.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  defeat
       n 1: an unsuccessful ending [syn: licking] [ant: victory]
       2: the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted
          in attaining your goals [syn: frustration]
       v 1: win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties";
            "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "She
            conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his
            infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she
            blew up" [syn: get the better of, overcome]
       2: thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the
          student's proposal" [syn: kill, shoot down, vote down,
           vote out]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  212 Moby Thesaurus words for "defeat":
     KO, Waterloo, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, baffle,
     bafflement, balk, balking, bankruptcy, bar, bear down,
     bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow, beat down, beat hollow,
     beating, best, betrayed hope, bilk, blast, blasted expectation,
     blighted hope, block, blow, brave, bring down, buffet, cast down,
     challenge, check, checkmate, circumvent, cleaning, cleanup,
     clobber, clobbering, comedown, confound, confounding, confront,
     confute, conquer, conquest, contradict, contravene, controvert,
     cook, counter, counteract, countermand, counterwork, cross,
     cruel disappointment, crush, dash, dashed hope, debacle,
     defeasance, defeat expectation, defy, demolish, deny, destroy,
     disappoint, disappointment, discomfit, discomfiture, disconcert,
     disconcertion, discountenance, dish, disillusion, disillusionment,
     dismiss, dispose of, disrupt, dissatisfaction, dissatisfy, do for,
     do in, downcast, downthrow, drub, drubbing, dusting, elude, end,
     failure, fallen countenance, fiasco, finish, fix, fizzle, floor,
     flummox, foil, foiling, forlorn hope, frustrate, frustration,
     futility, hide, hinder, hope deferred, hors de combat, ill success,
     impede, knock out, knock the chocks, lambaste, lambasting, lather,
     let down, letdown, lick, licking, losing game, mirage, miscarriage,
     no go, nonaccomplishment, nonplus, nonsuccess, obstruct, outclass,
     outdo, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrun,
     outsail, outshine, overcome, overpower, overthrow, overturn,
     overwhelm, parry, perplex, prevail over, put, put to silence,
     rebuff, rebut, reduce, reduce to silence, refute, repress, repulse,
     reversal, reverse, rise above, rout, ruin, sabotage, scotch,
     scuttle, setback, settle, shellacking, shoot down, shut up,
     silence, sink, skin, skin alive, smash all opposition,
     sore disappointment, spike, spoil, squash, squelch, stonewall,
     stop, stump, subdue, subjugate, subvert, successlessness, suppress,
     surmount, take the cake, tantalization, tantalize, tease,
     terminate, thrash, thrashing, thwart, thwarting, torpedo, trim,
     triumph, triumph over, trounce, trouncing, undermine, undo,
     undoing, unsuccess, unsuccessfulness, upset, uselessness, vanquish,
     vanquishment, warming, whip, win, worst  
     

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