Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • He was defeated at the famous Battle of Marathon in 490 b.c. , and ten years later his son Xerxes lost the Persian fleet at the Battle of Salamis.

  • The Persians were defeated, and Athens duly punished the islands that had turned against it.

  • 209 won decisively, the bills introduced in its wake in 13 states were all defeated.

  • How could I ever again face my colleagues and my students if I were to be defeated by a mere stripling?

  • However, the method was defeated if a large drusen dominated a local region.

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