Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • The Spanish attempted to retake the island in 1658 at the Battle of Rio Bueno but were defeated; however, this did not alleviate Jamaica’s problems.

  • Since the strategy Gore had mapped out before the game has already been defeated and discarded, he has nothing to lose by tearing up his schedule to make room for debates.

  • The United States defeated China for the Women's World Cup soccer title.

  • After Martina Hingis beat Serena's sibling in the semi-finals, seventeen-year-old Serena defeated Hingis in straight sets.

  • The secret session came about after a motion to hold all impeachment deliberations in open session was defeated.


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