Synonyms & Antonyms : Defeat





Defeat



( Verb )


They were
defeated in their attempt to reach the top of the mountain.

Synonyms:

Overcome

Rout

Outwit

Frustration

Fail

Contextual Examples:

The brave
overcome all difficulties to achieve their aim.

They have started a new organization to
rout out the social evils.

The thief
outwitted the policeman and escaped.

The course commercialism of some of the publishers has
frustrated the talented playwrights.

This year the crop has
failed because of the usually hot summer.



Antonyms:

Prevail

Triumph

Win

Overthrow

Vanquish

Contextual Examples:

An atmosphere of fear and distrust
prevails in the international sphere today.

The crook
triumph easily in modern complex societies.

Our college team
won against the Siddhartha College.

The Military general
overthrew the civilian ruler and became a dictator.




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