defeated defeated  /dɪ ˈfi təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) people who are defeated
  2. (adj) beaten or overcome; not victorious
  3. (adj) disappointingly unsuccessful

Usage(s):

  1. The amendment was defeated nearly 3 to 1.
  2. That's because, although defeated, although dead, this man is frightening.
  3. There are but five living men who have been defeated nominees of major political parties for election to the Presidency.

News

  1. Simona Halep beats Andrea Petkovic for 1st career title

    Simona Halep defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3 Saturday to win the inaugural Nurnberger Versicherungscup for her first WTA title.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Halep beats Petkovic; 1st WTA title

    Simona Halep defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3 Saturday to win the inaugural Nurnberger Versicherungscup for her first WTA title.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  3. Halep Beats Petkovic for 1st Career Title

    Simona Halep defeated Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3 Saturday to win the inaugural Nurnberger Versicherungscup for her first WTA title.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "Unfortunately, the measure was defeated by a narrow margin," President Bush said in a brief televised address at the White House. "I'm disappointed by the outcome, but I assure our citizens, and citizens around the world, that this is not...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Bay News 9

  2. Speaking in Jordan before returning to Sri Lanka, President Rajapaksa said: "My government, with the total commitment of our armed forces, has in an unprecedented humanitarian operation finally defeated the LTTE militarily. I will be going back to a...
    on May 16, 2009 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source: BBC News

  3. "What they claim to be the strongest power in the history of mankind is today being defeated in front of the Muslim vanguards of jihad six years after the two raids on New York and Washington," al-Zawahri said, speaking in what appeared to be an...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Washington Post

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