Defeat - Crossword Clue

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  1. a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations
  2. indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks; "Beat the rhythm"
  3. 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"
  4. sail with much tacking or with difficulty; "The boat beat in the strong wind"
  5. wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
  6. move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
  7. be a mystery or bewildering to;
  8. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
  9. come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition
  1. a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
  2. complete victory
  3. 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"
  1. overcome by conquest; "conquer your fears"; "conquer a country"
  2. 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"
  3. Defeats
  4. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
  1. euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  2. military personnel lost by death or capture
  3. 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"
  4. something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
  5. gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"
  6. the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  7. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  8. the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"
  1. capable of harming; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you"
  2. physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
  3. very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm"
  4. to the highest degree of inferiority or badness; "She suffered worst of all"; "schools were the worst hit by government spending cuts"; "the worst dressed person present"
  5. 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"
  6. nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
  7. below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital"
  8. the weakest effort or poorest achievement one is capable of; "it was the worst he had ever done on a test"
  9. not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/06/2019 9:00am

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