- v.击败; 使困惑; 使失败; 否决; 难倒; 失利
- n.失败; 战败; 击败
- 复数: defeats;
- 第三人称单数: defeats;
- 过去式: defeated;
- 过去分词: defeated;
- 现在分词: defeating;
She was a woman who hated to admit defeat.
They hoped to defeat the enemy at sea.
It was the last question on the paper that defeated me.
He defeated the champion in three sets.
a defeated army
The instruction manual completely defeated me.
The motion was defeated by 19 votes.
Staying late at the office to discuss shorter working hours rather defeats the object of the exercise !
The party faces defeat in the election.
a narrow/heavy defeat
The world champion has only had two defeats in 20 fights.
They finally had to admit defeat (= stop trying to be successful) .
the defeat of fascism
He swore to defeat Odin's plan.
The most important thing is not to admit defeat until you really have to...
The vote is seen as a defeat for the anti-abortion lobby...
The navy played a limited but significant role in defeating the rebellion...
There were times when the challenges of writing such a huge novel almost defeated her.
The proposal was defeated by just one vote.
The NHL Stanley Cup was won by the Montreal Canadians, who defeated the Boston Bruins four games to one.
蒙特利尔加拿大人队以 4 比1战胜波士顿棕熊队，夺得了国家冰球联盟斯坦利杯。
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army in 1954...
The enemy grew desperate at the defeat.
He was calm and concentrated in judging how to defeat his opponent.
Our defeat may be the preface to our successor's victory.
He finally conceded defeat.
The enemy became desperate at the defeat.
They ran riot through the town after the defeat of their team.
The country was humiliated by defeat.
Defeat in this important match was the beginning of the end for us.
We must pick up the pieces of our political defeat, and start working towards the next election.
That means defeating the lock somehow, or breaking a window.
AlphaGo's victory and Taylor's defeat happened at about the same time.
2018年12月四级真题（第一套）阅读 Section C
Can you tell us how you first became interested in this subject matter?( ' , 9 ) Wh e n f a c i n g a n e w situation, some people tend to rehearse their defeat by spending too much time anticipating the worst.
This might seem like the ultimate defeat for racism, but ignoring the race of certain select individuals—a phenomenon that psychologists call subtyping—also has an insidious (隐伏的) side.
When facing a new situation, some people tend to rehearse their defeat by spending too much time anticipating the worst.
2017年6月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section B
As a parent, I hated seeing my daughter playing her best, but still defeated.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文
Being the coach of the new team, I was excited because I knew we were going to win, but to my disappointment we were defeated.
2018年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文
Damaged but not defeated, he was still ahead of me.
2016年高考英语全国卷3 完形填空 原文
Only five years after Steve Jobs' death, smart-phones defeated conventional PCs in sales.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 单项填空 原文
She suffered a lot of defeats at the previous track meets.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项
Six months after suffering our defeat on the spring practice field, we won our first game and our second, and continued to improve.
2018年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文
Such is their devotion to the common good of the colony that not only soldier ants but also worker ants will sacrifice their lives to help defeat an enemy.
2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
This was one more weapon for her to defeat my strange problem--inability to read.
2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
But on the more important matter of the Constitution,the decision was an 8-0 defeat for the federal government and the states.
But on the more important matter of the Constitution,the decision was an 8-0 defeat for the Administration's effort to upset the balance of power between the federal government and the states.
2013年考研真题（英语一）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. an unsuccessful ending
2. the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
1. win a victory over;
"You must overcome all difficulties"
"defeat your enemies"
"He overcame his shyness"
"She conquered here fear of mice"
"He overcame his infirmity"
"Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
2. thwart the passage of;
"kill a motion"
"he shot down the student's proposal"
conquer, overcome, overthrow, defeat, beat, subdue
打败 失败 战胜 负