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Definitions of defeat:

part of speech: noun

Act of preventing or bringing to naught; overthrow; the state of being conquered.

part of speech: noun

An overthrow; loss of battle; prevention of success; frustration.

part of speech: verb transitive

To overthrow or vanquish; as, to defeat an enemy; bring to naught; frustrate; as, to defeat a purpose.

part of speech: verb

To vanquish or overcome; to frustrate; to disappoint; to resist with success; to baffle.

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