English to Greek Meaning :: defeat

Defeat :
ήττα
ήττα, ματαίωση, διάψευσηνικώ, διαψεύδω, ματαιώ, καταβάλλω - ήτταήττανίκησεdefeaterDefeatersνικώνταςηττοπάθειαηττοπαθήςηττοπαθείςήττες
 
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Noun(1) The feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals(2) An unsuccessful ending(3) The feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwartedin attaining your goals(4) Overthrow(5) Beating(6) Frustration
Verb(1) Thwart the passage of(2) Conquer in military manner(3) Conquer in athletic contest(4) Frustrate

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(1) The closure of a further service facility in rural areas will completely defeat this aim.(2) She was a representative for Dun Laoghaire from February 1987 until her defeat in the general election of June 1989.(3) Coimbatore's roadside parks and islands stand to defeat the very objective of road-safety.(4) In each case the insured defendant failed to defeat the claim and in each his liability to the plaintiff exceeded the limit of the indemnity provided.(5) For reasons that defeat us, The Road Goes On Forever has been out of print for 20 years.(6) Inclusion of modern subjects would defeat this objective.(7) Unlike conventional warfare, they are not seeking to take territory or defeat us in open battle.(8) She had still not quite admitted defeat(9) Its spokeswoman Nancy Webster said she feared the high charges would defeat the object of the legislation.(10) The Plaintiff maintains that those transfers were intended to defeat the Plaintiff.(11) Nixon's performance in this debate was in part instrumental in his defeat and the election of John F. Kennedy to the White house in the November 1960.(12) It was always going to be difficult to get all of us in the same city on the same day and despite frantic juggling we've had to admit a temporary defeat .(13) To hold otherwise would likely defeat the plaintiff's right to have these claims heard on their merits.(14) This contrast is sufficient to defeat the defendants' argument, as a matter of binding authority.(15) They have made no progress between their landslide defeat in the 1997 election and their second defeat in 2001.(16) In fact disclosure of their meaning would defeat their very object in sending them.
Related Words
(1) admit defeat ::
παραδεχτεί την ήττα
(2) concede defeat ::
παραδεχτεί την ήττα
(3) crushing defeat ::
συντριπτική ήττα
Synonyms
Noun
1. loss ::
απώλεια
2. failure ::
αποτυχία
3. licking ::
γλείψιμο
4. frustration ::
εκνευρισμός
Verb
5. beat ::
Ρυθμός
6. thwart ::
εγκάρσιος
7. reject ::
απορρίπτω
8. baffle ::
μπερδεύω
9. shoot down ::
πυροβολώ
10. overcome ::
καταβάλλω
Antonyms
1. Victory
  
2. Conquest
  
3. Success
  
4. Triumph
  
5. Win
  
6. Attainment
  
7. Mastery
  
8. Give up
  
9. Lose
  
10. Surrender
  
11. Abet
  
12. Aid
  
13. Encourage
  
14. Help
  
15. Inspirit
  
Different Forms
defeat, defeated, defeater, defeaters, defeating, defeatism, defeatist, defeatists, defeats
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Or he does, and the Boltons defeat him?

Or he does, and the Boltons DEFEAT him?

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4


You command her army, sail to Westeros,
defeat all your enemies,

You command her army, sail to Westeros, DEFEAT all your enemies,

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6


We can never hope
to defeat them alone.

We can never hope to DEFEAT them alone.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2


Do not become what you
have always struggled to defeat.

Do not become what you have always struggled to DEFEAT.

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 4


We march to victory, or we march to defeat,

We march to victory, or we march to DEFEAT,

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 7


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