win a victory over; stop (hopes, aims, etc.) from becoming reality
the act of defeating
the act of state of being defeated
"it was a narrow defeat"
"the army's only defeat"
"they suffered a convincing licking"
"You must overcome all difficulties"
"defeat your enemies"
"He overcame his shyness"
"He overcame his infirmity"
"Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
"kill a motion"
"he shot down the student's proposal"
The defeat of the Armada.
出自： J. R. Green
It was check mate, match, and defeat from the opening move.
出自： J. Heller
His unkindness may defeat my life.
出自：Othello , Shakespeare
误 Who defeated the battle?
正 Who won the battle?
析 在英语中win所带的宾语常为game, match, battle之类的词,而defeat后接的宾语则为sb 或像team, school之类的参赛者或单位,表示“击败某人”“打败了某个参赛单位”。