Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Defeat"

The meaning of "Defeat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa 'There's only so much defeat a man can take'?
A: The phrase means a person has a limit of how much hardship or losses they can take before emotional damage occurs.

More simply: People have breaking points
Q: O que significa

'go down' : 'to undergo defeat or failure'

'fast and hard' : ' fixed and not able to be changed'

So did Trump try to say that 'every time we fight you will get beaten all the time without any different outcome that Joe would win'? ?
A: no
go down means Joe would be knocked down / go down on the floor / be the looser
fast and hard means what is says fast means in no time, the fight is over in like 10 seconds hard is that Trump hit him hard because he is sooooooo strong the strongest man in this universe

He is saying that Joe has no chance in a fight against him
Q: O que significa snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
?
A: It means you were just about to win, but then you lost.

- He talked to her for five minutes, and almost got her number, but then he mentioned he plays video games 20 hours a week and snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.

The original saying is “to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat”, meaning to win at the last moment despite looking like you were about to lose. Then the saying began being used in its reverse form as well, as a play on words.
Q: O que significa defeat?
A: Defeat means you have been beaten or have lost
Q: O que significa defeated
?
A: Derrotado.

Example sentences using "Defeat"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com defeat the purpose .
A: Chucking it into a small river or pond would spook fish and defeat the purpose.

We could call them terrace trousers, of course, but that would rather defeat their purpose.

But that would defeat the purpose, wouldn't it?

There appears to be no space on board for a human, which would defeat the purpose.

These examples are form the net. Sunday Times especially
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com defeat.
A: "When Ana threw the basketball into the hoop, Jessi was left with defeat." Jessie lost to Ana.

"Jake defeated Chris in his own game." Chris lost, and Jake won.

"Tom had to think fast because if he didn't, Stacy would defeat him, and he could not let that happen." Tom might lose to Stacy if he doesn't get it together.

"Eric will not walk out of this place defeated." Eric is determined to not lose at any cost.

"Josie's team was defeating Ashley's team with little to no effort, Ashley's team has to step up their game." Ashley's team will lose to Josie's team if they don't get their head in the game.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com defeat.
A: - I really thought I could defeat you.
- What a devastating defeat!
- I don't want to be defeated.
- There are too many! We can't defeat them!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com defeat.
A: They had been defeated.
They had had met their defeat.
Liverpool defeated Manchester in a football match.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com defeat the purpose .
A: Eating lots of fast food kind of defeats the purpose of going to gym doesn't it?

If you don't have the confidence to talk to people in English, that defeats the purpose of learning the language.

Synonyms of "Defeat" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre defeat e lose ?
A: defeat is more formal and more severe
also, when you lose you "are defeated"

"I lost; I am defeated. You lost, you were defeated"
(we don't use "are" for defeated)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre defeat e victory ?
A: No problem~ Not really. There's "dominate", but "dominate" can be used in a variey of contexts including "colonizing an area", "being the head/leader of something" and "defeating someone". Nevertheless, "defeat" would be the best way to translate "패배시키다" ^^
Q: Qual é a diferença entre defeat e overwhelm ?
A: Defeat is worse and implies losing.
Overwhelm implies stress.

“My basketball team was defeated at the last game.”
“She defeated the previous national chess champion.”
“I feel like defeat is inevitable.”

“I feel overwhelmed with school because I have so many essays due this week.”
“At times being a new parent feels so overwhelming.”

And a combo:
“I was so overwhelmed with how many people were watching the debate competition. No wonder my team was defeated.”
Q: Qual é a diferença entre defeat e deficiency ?
A: Defeat can be a little tricky.
For example, if you were to say “I have defeated the dragon”, that would mean I have won whilst fighting against the dragon. Defeat is a synonym of “loss” - and can be used in both ways. “I was defeated” (I lost), or “I defeated X” (I made the other lose). Defeat is also a noun, such as “The other team was much better than ours, which is what led us to our defeat” (our loss).
Deficiency is a synonym for an incapability, for example “I have a speech deficiency” would mean I have something (such as a lisp) that prevents me from speaking correctly.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre defeat e overwhelm ?
A: Defeat is when you lose to someone eg. My team was defeated by another team.
When you are overwhelmed, it is a emotion that you feel when you can’t handle a lot of things happening at once eg. “I am overwhelmed with all the work I have to do”

Translations of "Defeat"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? defeat
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? defeat
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how do you say defeat in english?
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Other questions about "Defeat"

Q: „The defeat of the army“ means that the army won or lose?
Q: can 'defeat' be used without object?
e.g. I will defeat!
A: No, that would be grammatically incorrect. You could, though, say "I will prevail" which means prove more powerful which essentially means defeat.

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Q: He didn't acknowledge his defeat. soa natural?
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Q: which sounds more correct - meet a defeat or face a defeat ?
A: I think 'he/she was met with defeat' is the most natural way to express it.
Q: why
'defeat' as a verb means win
e.g. we defeat the enemy

'defeat' as a noun means oppositely
we never admit defeat until time is over
A: Well, the meaning hasn't changed it's just the grammar that's tripping you up as in english you wouldn't say 'we win the enemy' taht would make it seem like you've won them as a prize

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