Visit the forum if you have a language query!

defeat

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Life is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you're gonna get.
Forrest Gump Movie
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Etymology

from Old French desfait, desfairé (to ruin) from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] des + facere (to unmake).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to defeat

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to defeat (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To overcome in battle or contest
  2. (transitive) To destroy, ruin, undo, lay waste to

Synonyms

Related terms

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Noun

Singular
defeat

Plural
{{{1}}}

defeat ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of defeating or being defeated

Translations

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE