Defeats - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 20/11/2023

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Defeats.

5 letter answer(s) to defeats

  1. Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
  2. get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
  3. the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
  4. the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"

6 letter answer(s) to defeats

  1. euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
  2. gradual decline in amount or activity; "weight loss"; "a serious loss of business"
  3. military personnel lost by death or capture
  4. something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
  5. something that is lost; "the car was a total loss"; "loss of livestock left the rancher bankrupt"
  6. the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"
  7. 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"
  8. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  9. the experience of losing a loved one; "he sympathized on the loss of their grandfather"

9 letter answer(s) to defeats

  1. get on top of; deal with successfully; "He overcame his shyness"
  2. overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli
  3. overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome; "Heart disease can get the best of us"
  4. 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"

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