Definition Of defeat
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 defeat
After the election defeat in May 2004, the Party has gone through a series of crises.
‘The first 12 months after an election defeat are always difficult,’ Smith said.
Before the Act, of course, a finding of contributory negligence defeated the claim altogether.
But quite frankly if it's going to rain all week then the object has been defeated .
Coimbatore's roadside parks and islands stand to defeat the very objective of road-safety.