1. n поражение; разгром

the defeat of a party — поражение партии

the defeat of a bill — провал законопроекта

defeat on points — поражение по очкам

to suffer a defeat — потерпеть поражение

ignominious defeat — позорное поражение

inflicting defeat — нанесение поражения

to receive defeat — потерпеть поражение

spelling defeat — приведение к поражению

inflicting a defeat — нанесение поражения

2. n крушение

it was the defeat of all my plans — все мои планы рухнули

3. n юр. аннулирование, отмена
4. v наносить поражение, разбивать

to defeat the enemy — разбить противника, одержать победу над противником

to defeat a candidate — нанести поражение кандидату

to defeat on points — выиграть состязание по очкам

to defeat in detail — разгромить по частям

defeat a drive — наносить поражение наступающему противнику

recovering from the defeat — излечивание от поражения

to recover from a defeat — оправиться от поражения

recovered from the defeat — оправился от поражения

recover from the defeat — оправиться от поражения

5. v расстраивать, срывать; разрушать

to defeat the ends of justice — помешать делу правосудия

6. v юр. уничтожать, отменять, аннулировать
Синонимический ряд:
1. beating (noun) beating; come down; defeasance; discomfiture; downcast; downthrow; drubbing; licking; shellacking; thrashing; trouncing; vanquishment; warming; whipping
2. blow (noun) blow; reverse; setback
3. conquest (noun) annihilation; conquest; destruction; overthrow; rout; subjugation
4. disappointment (noun) bafflement; disappointment; frustration; loss
5. downfall (noun) debacle; downfall; ruin; upset
6. failure (noun) failure; insuccess; nonsuccess; unsuccess; unsuccessfulness
7. beat (verb) beat; outplay; overpower; pound; throw; trounce; win over
8. check (verb) baffle; check; checkmate; confound; frustrate; stymie; thwart
9. conquer (verb) bear down; beat down; best; conquer; crush; down; entrap; outdo; overcome; overthrow; quell; reduce; rout; smash; subdue; subjugate; thrash; triumph; vanquish; worst
10. master (verb) balk; disconcert; foil; master; mock; spoil; undo
Антонимический ряд:
advance; advantage; aid; ascendancy; attainment; conquest; establish; hope; mastery; promote; secure; security; speed; submit; success; surrender; triumph; victory

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "defeat" в других словарях:

  • defeat — de·feat vt [Anglo French defait, past participle of defaire to undo, defeat, from Old French deffaire desfaire, from de , prefix marking reversal of action + faire to do] 1 a: to render null third parties will defeat an attached but “unperfected” …   Law dictionary

  • Defeat — De*feat , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Defeated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Defeating}.] [From F. d[ e]fait, OF. desfait, p. p. ofe d[ e]faire, OF. desfaire, to undo; L. dis + facere to do. See {Feat}, {Fact}, and cf. {Disfashion}.] 1. To undo; to disfigure; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defeat — [n1] overthrow, beating ambush, annihilation, beating, blow, break, breakdown, check, collapse, conquest, count, debacle, defeasance, destruction, discomfiture, downthrow, drubbing*, embarrassment, extermination, failure, fall, insuccess,… …   New thesaurus

  • Defeat — De*feat , n. [Cf. F. d[ e]faite, fr. d[ e]faire. See {Defeat}, v.] 1. An undoing or annulling; destruction. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Upon whose property and most dear life A damned defeat was made. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Frustration by rendering… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Defeat — may be the opposite of victory Debellatio Surrender (military) usually follows a defeat Defeat, piece by a boy (pseudonym Chris Hughes Davis, real name unknown). See also Defeatism Failure List of military disasters …   Wikipedia

  • defeat — (v.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. defeter, from O.Fr. desfait, pp. of desfaire to undo, from V.L. *diffacere undo, destroy, from L. dis un , not (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + facere to do, perform (see FACTITIOUS (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • defeat — vb beat, *conquer, vanquish, lick, subdue, subjugate, reduce, overcome, surmount, overthrow, rout Analogous words: *frustrate, thwart, foil, baffle, balk, circumvent, outwit deep rooted, Contrasted words: *yield, submit, capitulate, succumb, cave …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • defeat — ► VERB 1) win a victory over. 2) prevent from achieving an aim or prevent (an aim) from being achieved. 3) reject or block (a proposal or motion). ► NOUN ▪ an instance of defeating or the state of being defeated. ORIGIN Old French desfaire, from… …   English terms dictionary

  • defeat — [dē fēt′, difēt′] vt. [ME defeten < defet, disfigured, null and void < OFr desfait, pp. of desfaire, to undo < ML disfacere, to deface, ruin < L dis , from + facere, to DO1] 1. to win victory over; overcome; beat 2. to bring to… …   English World dictionary

  • defeat — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, comprehensive (esp. BrE), decisive, heavy, major, overwhelming, resounding, serious, stunning, total …   Collocations dictionary

  • defeat — de|feat1 W3 [dıˈfi:t] n [U and C] 1.) failure to win or succeed ▪ She was a woman who hated to admit defeat . ▪ The Democratic Party candidate has already conceded defeat . defeat in ▪ The socialist party suffered a crushing defeat in the French… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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