Definition Of defeats
an instance of defeating or being defeated.
the defeat of the Armada in 1588
win a victory over (someone) in a battle or other contest; overcome or beat.
Arab armies defeated the Byzantine garrison
Example Of defeats
a 1–0 defeat by Grimsby
‘If we grant one temporary permission we would have to grant them all, which defeats the object of the law,’ he said.
Before the Act, of course, a finding of contributory negligence defeated the claim altogether.
Brooks scored his first Atlanta Dragway victory when he defeated Steve Adams in the Super Pro final.
But despite this fact the party has been uprooted from the political arena with defeats in both the elections.