Bedeutung von “defeat” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /dɪˈfiːt/
Extra Examples
Wales was defeated 5-1 by Norway.William defeated him at the Battle of the Boyne.He was defeated in the 1958 election.She defeated Davenport 6-3, 6-1, 6-4.He was defeated by three votes.

B1 to win against someone in a fight or competition:

She was defeated by an Australian player in the first round of the tournament.

B2 to make someone or something fail:

The bill was narrowly defeated in parliament.

(Definition von “defeat verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)