Example sentences for: defeat

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

  • Lucifer tries to challenge the shepherds but Michael the Archangel returns just in time to defeat him.

  • How much nicer it would have been if Kasparov had accepted his defeat with a few tactful words like, "You de man!"

  • Its front-page "cover story" compares the deal to the American colonies' defeat of the British.

  • (Grey, in a rare acknowledgement of defeat, has just renamed it the National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion, tacitly recognizing that gambling is here to stay.)

  • While membership brought much-needed funds into the country, troubles like inflation, unemployment, crime, and pollution led to the Conservative Party’s defeat of the Socialist Party in the 1996 elections, after 13 years of dominance.


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