Definition of Defeats

1. Noun. (plural of defeat) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of defeat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defeats

1. defeat [v] - See also: defeat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defeats

defeatable
defeated
defeatedly
defeatedness
defeater
defeaters
defeatican
defeaticans
defeating
defeatism
defeatisms
defeatist
defeatists
defeatocrat
defeatocrats
defeats (current term)
defeature
defeatured
defeatures
defecation reflex
defect

Literary usage of Defeats

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1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1862)
"... curate Merino defeats nome French near Aranda de Duero—His cruelty to the prisoners—Mina's activity—Harasses the enemy in Aragon—Is surprised at Robres ..."

2. On Parliamentary Government in England: Its Origin, Development, and by Alpheus Todd (1869)
"1 A mere defeat, or even repeated defeats, in the House of Commons, upon isolated questions, ... (defeats of the Melbourne ministry) ' See ante, vol. i. pp. ..."

3. Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History, Embracing a by Armistead Lindsay Long, Marcus Joseph Wright (1886)
"He defeats and Kills General WE Jones. —Sheridan's Cavalry Movement.—Encountered and Defeated by ... He Surprises and defeats the Federals at Cedar Creek. ..."

4. Annals of Politics and Culture (1492-1899) by George Peabody Gooch (1901)
"He transfers the Foreign Ministry to Choiseul, French ambassador at Vienna, who insists on a modification of the alliance. 1203. Germany. Frederick defeats ..."

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