Synonyms of defeated


1. defeated, discomfited, people

usage: people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"


1. get the better of, overcome, defeat

usage: win a victory over; "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"

2. kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out, veto, blackball, negative

usage: thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"


1. defeated (vs. undefeated), licked, subjugated, unsuccessful

usage: beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy"

2. defeated, disappointed, discomfited, foiled, frustrated, thwarted, unsuccessful (vs. successful)

usage: disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"; "their foiled attempt to capture Calais"; "many frustrated poets end as pipe-smoking teachers"; "his best efforts were thwarted"

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