Defeat - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 18/05/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Defeat.

4 letter answer(s) to defeat

  1. make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
  2. give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
  3. avoid paying; "beat the subway fare"
  4. hit repeatedly; "beat on the door"; "beat the table with his shoe"
  5. be superior; "Reading beats watching television"; "This sure beats work!"
  6. very tired; "was all in at the end of the day"; "so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere"; "bushed after all that exercise"; "I'm dead after that long trip"
  7. strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting
  8. the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
  9. strike (a part of one's own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music; "be
  1. the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  2. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  3. the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
  4. euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  5. military personnel lost by death or capture
  6. the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
  7. something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
  8. gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"

9 letter answer(s) to defeat

  1. place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"
  2. a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
  3. complete victory

7 letter answer(s) to defeat

  1. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  2. overcome by conquest; "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
  3. take possession of by force, as after an invasion; "the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"; "The army seized the town"; "The militia captured the castle"
  4. Defeats

5 letter answer(s) to defeat

  1. (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition; "the worst player on the team"; "the worst weather of the year"
  2. very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
  3. opposite of best
  4. not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"
  5. nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
  6. below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
  7. not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
  8. Not good
  9. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
  10. to the highest degree of inferiority or badness; "She suffered worst of all"; "schools were the worst

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