Example sentences for: defeats

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

  • •264–241Rome defeats Carthage (now Tunisia) in First Punic War

  • No defeats are recorded, naturally, although a few of the victories are debatable.

  • The common missile warning system detects missiles in flight, and the advanced threat infrared countermeasure defeats the missile

  • Straws in the wind: It's been a bad month for Communists , with election defeats in Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Romania, on top of prior losses in Russia and the Czech Republic.

  • There is no irony of statement intended here, yet the sentence neatly defeats its purpose.

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