Example sentences for: defeated

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

  • The defeated Dutch invaders retreated in disorder to their ships, but the following year, a third Dutch military expedition, far stronger than its predecessors, landed near Singaraja.

  • Just before the impeachment votes, a Democratic motion to bring a censure proposal to the floor also failed (defeated 230-204), winning support from only two Republicans: Maryland's Connie Morella and New York's Peter King.

  • Result: It rained, but Democrat John Edwards defeated Faircloth.

  • They occupied Edinburgh (but not the castle) and defeated a government army at the Battle of Prestonpans.

  • If you go back and get one of those plans now, you'll see that virtually everything we said we'd do, we did do, except for the things we tried to do and were defeated on.


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