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How Do You Spell DEFEAT?

Correct spelling for the English word "defeat" is [d_ɪ_f_ˈiː_t], [dɪfˈiːt], [dɪfˈiːt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for DEFEAT

Below is the list of 371 misspellings for the word "defeat".

Similar spelling words for DEFEAT

Plural form of DEFEAT is DEFEATS

Definition of DEFEAT

  1. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "She conquered here fear of mice"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

Anagrams of DEFEAT

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Usage Examples for DEFEAT

  1. On every hand defeat and disaster were closing around him. - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada" by Francis Parkman
  2. Their defeat was absolute. - "A Victor of Salamis" by William Stearns Davis
  3. If we pull down those who are most fortunate and successful, shall we not by that very act defeat our own object? - "What Social Classes Owe to Each Other" by William Graham Sumner
  4. She was his as he was hers, but the Rexhills were his enemies: she knew that positively now, and she meant to defeat them at their own game. - "Hidden Gold" by Wilder Anthony
  5. Only a few men managed to escape to his castle for shelter; while a single ship sailed in haste to Athens, to report the defeat, and warn the people of the coming danger. - "The Story of the Greeks" by H. A. Guerber

Conjugate verb Defeat

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have defeated
you would have defeated
he/she/it would have defeated
we would have defeated
they would have defeated
I would have defeat
you would have defeat
he/she/it would have defeat
we would have defeat
they would have defeat

CONDITIONAL PERFECT PROGRESSIVE

I would have been defeating
you would have been defeating
he/she/it would have been defeating
we would have been defeating
they would have been defeating

CONDITIONAL PRESENT

I would defeat
you would defeat
he/she/it would defeat
we would defeat
they would defeat

CONDITIONAL PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

I would be defeating
you would be defeating
he/she/it would be defeating
we would be defeating
they would be defeating

FUTURE

I will defeat
you will defeat
he/she/it will defeat
we will defeat
they will defeat

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be defeating
you will be defeating
he/she/it will be defeating
we will be defeating
they will be defeating

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have defeated
you will have defeated
he/she/it will have defeated
we will have defeated
they will have defeated

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been defeating
you will have been defeating
he/she/it will have been defeating
we will have been defeating
they will have been defeating

IMPERATIVE

you defeat
we let´s defeat

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to defeat

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was defeating
you were defeating
he/she/it was defeating
we were defeating
they were defeating

PAST PARTICIPLE

defeated

PAST PERFECT

I had defeated
you had defeated
he/she/it had defeated
we had defeated
they had defeated

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been defeating
you had been defeating
he/she/it had been defeating
we had been defeating
they had been defeating

PRESENT

I defeat
you defeat
he/she/it defeats
we defeat
they defeat

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am defeating
you are defeating
he/she/it is defeating
we are defeating
they are defeating

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

defeating

PRESENT PERFECT

I have defeated
you have defeated
he/she/it has defeated
we have defeated
they have defeated

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been defeating
you have been defeating
he/she/it has been defeating
we have been defeating
they have been defeating

PRESENT SUBJUNCTIVE

he/she/it defeat

SIMPLE PAST

I defeated
you defeated
he/she/it defeated
we defeated
they defeated
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