defeat - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate defeat

defeat is hyphenated as de-feat

How to pronounce defeat

defeat is pronounced dɪ´fēːt

Number of syllables in defeat

The number of syllables in defeat is 2

What part of speech in defeat?

defeat can be a transitive verb or a noun

How common in the word defeat?

defeat is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does defeat convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'defeat'

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Common collocations before 'defeat'

able, after, can, did, enough, even, force, how, like, military, only, such, thought, way, will

Words with similar spelling to defeat

defect

Synonyms of 'defeat'

answer, baffle, balk, bankruptcy, bar, bear down, beat, beating, beat down, best, bilk, blast, Block, blow, brave, bring down, buffet, cast down, challenge, check, checkmate, circumvent, cleaning, cleanup, clobber, confute, conquer, conquest, contravene, controvert, Cook, counter, crush, dash, defeasance, disappoint, disappointment, disconcert, discountenance, disillusion, disrupt, dissatisfaction, dissatisfy, end, failure, finish, floor, foil, frustrate, frustration, hide, hinder, lambaste, lather, letdown, let down, obstruct, outclass, outgeneral, outpoint, overcome, put, rebuff, rebut, reduce, repress, rise above, ruin, settle, shoot down, skin, spike, spoil, squelch, stop, stump, suppress, surmount, tantalize, tease, terminate, thwart, torpedo, triumph, trounce, undo, undoing, worst, shellacking, scuttle, scotch, sabotage, rout, reverse, reversal, repulse, refute, perplex, Parry, overwhelm, overturn, overthrow, overpower, outshine, outsail, outrun, outmaneuver, outfight, outdo, nonplus, miscarriage, mirage, licking, lick, impede, futility, forlorn hope, flummox, fizzle, fix, fiasco, elude, dusting, drubbing, drub, downthrow, downcast, dismiss, dish, discomfiture, discomfit, destroy, deny, demolish, defy, debacle, Cross, countermand, counteract, contradict, confront, confound, comedown, win, whip, Waterloo, vanquish, uselessness, upset, unsuccessfulness, unsuccess, undermine, trim, thrashing, thrash, subvert, subjugate, subdue, stonewall, squash, sink, silence

Common Conjunction Collocations of defeat

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, plus, yet, Nor

Lists containing defeat

Dale Chall Words
Words with similar spelling to defat
Words with similar spelling to defect
Synonyms of 'answer'
Synonyms of 'back'
Synonyms of 'baffle'
Synonyms of 'balk'
Synonyms of 'bankruptcy'
Synonyms of 'bear down'
Synonyms of 'beat down'
Synonyms of 'beat'
Synonyms of 'beating'
Synonyms of 'best'
Synonyms of 'bilk'
Synonyms of 'blast'
Synonyms of 'blow'
Synonyms of 'brave'
Synonyms of 'break'
Synonyms of 'buffet'
Synonyms of 'challenge'
Synonyms of 'check'
Synonyms of 'checkmate'
Synonyms of 'circumvent'
Synonyms of 'clobber'
Synonyms of 'collapse'
Synonyms of 'comedown'
Synonyms of 'confound'
Synonyms of 'confront'
Synonyms of 'confute'
Synonyms of 'conquer'
Synonyms of 'conquest'
Synonyms of 'contradict'
Synonyms of 'controvert'
Synonyms of 'Cook'
Synonyms of 'counter'
Synonyms of 'counteract'
Synonyms of 'countermand'
Synonyms of 'crash'
Synonyms of 'Cross'
Synonyms of 'crush'
Synonyms of 'dash'
Synonyms of 'deathblow'
Synonyms of 'debacle'
Synonyms of 'defy'
Synonyms of 'demolish'
Synonyms of 'demoralize'
Synonyms of 'deny'
Synonyms of 'destroy'
Synonyms of 'destruction'
Synonyms of 'disappoint'
Synonyms of 'disappointment'
Synonyms of 'discomfit'
Synonyms of 'discomfiture'
Synonyms of 'disconcert'
Synonyms of 'discountenance'
Synonyms of 'dish'
Synonyms of 'disillusion'
Synonyms of 'dismiss'
Synonyms of 'disrupt'
Synonyms of 'dissatisfaction'
Synonyms of 'dissatisfy'
Synonyms of 'downfall'
Synonyms of 'drub'
Synonyms of 'elude'
Synonyms of 'enervate'
Synonyms of 'failure'
Synonyms of 'fall'
Synonyms of 'fiasco'
Synonyms of 'finish'
Synonyms of 'fix'
Synonyms of 'fizzle'
Synonyms of 'floor'
Synonyms of 'flummox'
Synonyms of 'foil'
Common Noun Collocations of admit
Common Noun Collocations of agony
Common Noun Collocations of admitting
Common Noun Collocations of avenge
Common Verb Collocations of attacked
Common Verb Collocations of armies
Common Verb Collocations of allies
Common Noun Collocations of bitterness
Common Noun Collocations of battlefield
Common Verb Collocations of battle
Common Verb Collocations of battles
Common Verb Collocations of bid
Common Verb Collocations of battlefield
Common Verb Collocations of banished
Common Verb Collocations of baffled
Common Verb Collocations of barbarians
Common Verb Collocations of bowmen
Common Verb Collocations of bandit
Common Verb Collocations of balked
Common Verb Collocations of barring
Common Verb Collocations of beheaded
Common Adjective Collocations of behaviors
Common Noun Collocations of crushing
Common Noun Collocations of conceded
Common Verb Collocations of captured
Common Verb Collocations of candidate
Common Noun Collocations of devastating
Common Noun Collocations of disgrace
Common Noun Collocations of disastrous
Common Noun Collocations of decisive
Common Verb Collocations of driven
Common Verb Collocations of doomed
Common Verb Collocations of dispersed
Common Verb Collocations of defied
Common Verb Collocations of decisively
Common Noun Collocations of eventual
Common Noun Collocations of euphemism
Common Noun Collocations of electoral
Common Noun Collocations of exulted
Common Verb Collocations of enemy
Common Verb Collocations of echoing
Common Verb Collocations of evaded
Common Verb Collocations of exploiting
Common Verb Collocations of evading
Common Verb Collocations of fled
Common Verb Collocations of foe
Common Noun Collocations of gracefully
Common Verb Collocations of generals
Common Verb Collocations of guerrillas
Common Verb Collocations of grandfathers
Common Noun Collocations of humiliation
Common Noun Collocations of humbled
Common Noun Collocations of humiliated
Common Noun Collocations of humiliating
Common Verb Collocations of humiliated
Common Verb Collocations of hedgehog
Common Verb Collocations of highwaymen
Common Noun Collocations of inevitable
Common Noun Collocations of invaders
Common Noun Collocations of inflicted
Common Noun Collocations of imminent
Common Noun Collocations of inflict
Common Noun Collocations of invincible
Common Noun Collocations of insubstantial
Common Noun Collocations of insurgents
Common Noun Collocations of invader
Common Noun Collocations of inflicting
Common Noun Collocations of insurgency
Common Verb Collocations of invaders
Common Verb Collocations of insidious
Common Verb Collocations of impoverished
Common Noun Collocations of jaws
Common Verb Collocations of jugglery
Common Verb Collocations of killed
Common Verb Collocations of knavery
Common Verb Collocations of kilting
Common Noun Collocations of landslide
Common Verb Collocations of loss
Common Verb Collocations of legions
Common Verb Collocations of lavish
Common Verb Collocations of lancers
Common Verb Collocations of lackeys
Common Verb Collocations of landslide
Common Verb Collocations of laudable
Common Verb Collocations of louse
Common Noun Collocations of miscarriage
Common Noun Collocations of mortification
Common Verb Collocations of malice
Common Verb Collocations of margin
Common Verb Collocations of mourned
Common Verb Collocations of mortally
Common Verb Collocations of machinations
Common Noun Collocations of news
Common Noun Collocations of naturedly
Common Noun Collocations of nerveless
Common Noun Collocations of nazi
Common Verb Collocations of narrowly
Common Verb Collocations of nipped
Common Verb Collocations of nuptials
Common Noun Collocations of overwhelming
Common Noun Collocations of orphan
Common Verb Collocations of object
Common Verb Collocations of overwhelming
Common Verb Collocations of opponent
Common Verb Collocations of opponents
Common Verb Collocations of outnumbered
Common Verb Collocations of outrun
Common Verb Collocations of overtaken
Common Verb Collocations of outweighed
Common Verb Collocations of overwhelmingly
Common Verb Collocations of overthrown
Common Verb Collocations of outwitted
Common Verb Collocations of obstructing
Common Verb Collocations of outwit
Common Verb Collocations of ousted
Common Verb Collocations of obstruct
Common Verb Collocations of overthrowing
Common Verb Collocations of overthrew
Common Verb Collocations of outflanked
Common Verb Collocations of obstreperous
Common Verb Collocations of outflank
Common Verb Collocations of quelled
Common Noun Collocations of rebels
Common Noun Collocations of resounding
Common Verb Collocations of rebels
Common Verb Collocations of remnants
Common Verb Collocations of rivals
Common Verb Collocations of routed
Common Verb Collocations of repel
Common Noun Collocations of suffered
Common Noun Collocations of slumped
Common Noun Collocations of sting
Common Noun Collocations of sagged
Common Noun Collocations of stave
Common Verb Collocations of slaughter
Common Verb Collocations of sinister
Common Verb Collocations of subdued
Common Noun Collocations of terrors
Common Noun Collocations of tarnished
Common Noun Collocations of triumphs
Common Verb Collocations of totally
Common Noun Collocations of unmitigated
Common Verb Collocations of utterly
Common Verb Collocations of unaccustomed
Common Verb Collocations of unconvinced
Common Verb Collocations of unturned
Common Verb Collocations of unmanly
Common Verb Collocations of undefeated
Common Verb Collocations of undismayed
Common Verb Collocations of unkindness
Common Adjective Collocations of ultimately