Example sentences for: defeating

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

  • Tadeusz Ko§ciuszko, a hero of the American War of Independence, led a military insurrection in 1794, defeating the Russians with a mostly peasant army.

  • If Jarrah did know that the passengers were making calls, it might not have occurred to him that they were certain to learn what had happened in New York, thereby defeating his attempts at deception.

  • They moved, stored, and spent their money in ordinary ways, easily defeating the detection mechanisms in place at the time.

  • Having defined the conflict this way, Palestinian officials suggested that Israel's best means of defeating terrorism was to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority.

  • But Einstein wins the triathlon because in addition to acing the science test, he prodded Roosevelt to build the bomb (10 points for defeating totalitarianism), fled Germany and immigrated to the United States (five more points for defeating totalitarianism and five for liberation and justice), and preached pacifism and praised Gandhi (10 more points for liberation and justice).


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