Example sentences for: defeat

How can you use “defeat” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So, in a different way, was the defeat at the ballot box of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who fell as a result of "sustained political bombardment."

  • The aircraft had witnessed the hijackers' efforts to defeat the passengers' counterattack.

  • To pass on a wise nugget from Prudie's favorite, Dorothy Parker: It's not the tragedies of life that defeat you, it's the messes.

  • However, the Persians still held a grudge and when Darius’ son, Xerxes, re-invaded Greece by land and sea in far greater strength ten years later, the Greeks’ defeat seemed inevitable.

  • However, there were worries about the potential consequences of the defeat of the nation's most popular presidential candidate, Megawati Sukarnoputri.


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