Definitions of "defeat"
  1. To make something null or invalidate it
  2. To stop or reverse the creation or effect of something
  3. To win against something or someone in competition
  4. To block or disprove someone's claim
How to use "defeat" in a sentence
  1. The new evidence could potentially defeat the prosecutor's case.
  2. The opposing team strategized to defeat their opponents' defensive tactics.
  3. The lawyer worked tirelessly to defeat the claims against his client.

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