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defeat

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  • nounoverthrow, beating
  • nounfrustration
  • verbconquer in military manner
  • verbconquer in athletic contest
  • verbfrustrate
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Synonyms for defeat

noun overthrow, beating
  • beating
  • blow
  • breakdown
  • collapse
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • failure
  • killing
  • loss
  • massacre
  • rout
  • setback
  • thrashing
  • triumph
  • KO
  • ambush
  • annihilation
  • break
  • check
  • conquest
  • count
  • discomfiture
  • extermination
  • fall
  • lacing
  • licking
  • mastery
  • paddling
  • rebuff
  • repulse
  • reverse
  • ruin
  • scalping
  • shellacking
  • slaughter
  • subjugation
  • trap
  • trashing
  • trimming
  • trouncing
  • waxing
  • whaling
  • whipping
  • whitewashing
  • defeasance
  • downthrow
  • insuccess
  • nonsuccess
  • vanquishment

Antonyms for defeat

  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • boon
  • success
  • win
  • surrender
  • yielding
  • attainment
  • victory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to defeat

baffle

verb. hinder
  • beat
  • block
  • check
  • circumvent
  • dash
  • defeat
  • disappoint
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • prevent
  • ruin
  • thwart
  • upset

balk

verb. thwart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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