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Verb
Being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
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“Rocky Balboa would defeat Ivan Drago in the ring before preaching to the Soviets that they were more than capable of change.”
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
“Alex's business rival's beautiful daughter appears in London, and he must now defeat her attempts at sabotage.”
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Present participle for to be impossible to understand
“For reasons that defeat us, Rose would decide to thwart Finn's heroic attempt at martyrdom.”
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Present participle for to reject or block (a motion or proposal)
“The senator would cast a decisive vote to defeat the proposal.”
Noun
An instance of winning or having success
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Noun
The act or instance of defeating
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