What are the hypernyms for defeat?

Hypernyms for defeat

failure ending disappointment conclusion letdown finish negative veto blackball

Definitions for defeat

  • verb - win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
  • verb - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
  • noun - an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest; "it was a narrow defeat"; "the army's only defeat"; "they suffered a convincing licking"
  • noun - the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
  • Pronounciation of defeat

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    Synonyms for defeat

    licking frustration kill shoot down get the better of vote down overcome vote out

    Antonyms for defeat


    Holonyms for defeat

    No holonyms found for defeat.

    Hyponyms for defeat

    thrashing slaughter whitewash walloping trouncing heartbreaker debacle whipping shutout drubbing waterloo beat trounce overrun rout out conquer come through beat out vanquish lurch expel survive make it demolish crush wallop skunk upset pull through destroy shell down rout nose pull round

    Meronyms for defeat

    No meronyms found for defeat.

    Sounds like defeat

    daft David davit day-by-day daybed day bed day by day deadbeat deadbeat dad dead body deaf-aid deathbed debate debit debt debut deep-dye deep-eyed defat defeat defeated deft depot depth depute deputy deviate devoid devote devoted