Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • James was defeated by William of Orange just north of Dublin at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690; the defeated army straggled into Dublin, and James II fled to France.

  • Clinton and Gore thwarted them and defeated Dole by convincing voters that Republican budget cuts threatened Medicare.

  • In the south, Tipu Sultan of Mysore remained a menace to Madras until Governor-General Arthur Wellesley, future Duke of Wellington, defeated him.

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

  • Whether or not this sensational story is true, it suggests Clinton is in danger of being defeated by the therapeutic culture that helped get him elected.


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