Example sentences for: defeats

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

  • Talk about quick defeats: The first sign I see outside the MGM Grand ballroom all but declares that the National Gambling Impact Study Commission has already lost.

  • Just as index-fund investing defeats this purpose, so too does trading based on anything other than an evaluation of a company's underlying prospects for the future.

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

  • And hence if Congress defeats the Clinton administration's proposal to pony up $18 billion for the IMF, the Asian economic players will be at least confused and possibly hostile.

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


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