Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • Winston Churchill didn’t want any Indian independence and so it was probably as well for India that he was defeated by Attlee’s Labor Party in 1945.

  • The surprise here was that Mr. Truman defeated Dewey.

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

  • The effort was roundly defeated in the Republican Caucus.

  • Reich's four-year effort to get this policy adopted was largely defeated by the opposition of Wall Street, Big Business, rich people in general--and their hirelings or dupes in the government.

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