Helping to share the web since 1996

Use the search bar above to find dictionary definitions - click home to search Link Centre for websites.

Dictionary definition for: Defeat

1. (n) an unsuccessful ending

2. (v) 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"

3. (n) the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals

4. (v) thwart the passage of; "kill a motion" "he shot down the student''s proposal"

WordNet 2.1 Copyright Princeton University. All rights reserved.