Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • Last month, Democrats defeated the GOP's impeachment effort by persuading the public that the charges against Clinton didn't "rise to the level" worthy of removing a president.

  • He sobbed when he paid a recent visit to Ike's boyhood home in Abilene, Kan.; when he retired from the Senate earlier this summer; when he visited his hometown of Russell, Kan., in March; when he helped plant Nixon in Whittier in 1994; when he talked on 60 Minutes in 1993 about his father visiting him in the hospital; when he attended a Senate party in 1992 for the defeated George Bush; whenever he hears "You'll Never Walk Alone" (which he played continuously during his recovery); during a Ford/Dole campaign stop in Russell (he always seems to cry in Russell) in 1976, which he included in a later campaign video.

  • Lennox Lewis defeated Evander Holyfield to become the world heavyweight boxing champion.

  • The Tartars defeated the Poles at the Battle of Legnica and destroyed most of Kraków, leaving only the castle and St. Andrew’s Church intact.

  • When René Lévesque’s separatist Parti Québécois was defeated in the 1970 provincial elections by Robert Bourassa’s Liberals, embittered militants of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ) turned to terrorism.


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