suomi-englanti sanakirja

defeat englannista suomeksi

  1. tehdä tyhjäksi

  2. tappio

  3. lyödä

  1. voittaa, päihittää

  2. tehdä tyhjäksi">tehdä tyhjäksi, kumota, mitätöidä, poistaa

  3. mitätöidä, kumota

  4. tappio, häviö

  5. voitto

defeat englanniksi

  1. To overcome in battle or contest.

  2. ''Wellington defeated Napoleon at Waterloo.''

  3. To reduce, to nothing, the strength of.

  4. (RQ:Tillotson Wisdo)

  5. He finds himself naturally to dread a superior Being that can defeat all his designs, and disappoint all his hopes.
  6. 1879, (w), ''Chaucer'', in ''(w)''

  7. In one instance he defeated his own purpose.
  8. To nullify

  9. (RQ:Hallam Histor)

  10. The escheators (..) defeated the right heir of his succession.
  11. The act or instance of being defeated, of being overcome or vanquished; a loss.

  12. ''Licking their wounds after a temporary defeat, they planned their next move.''

  13. (quote-journal)

  14. The act or instance of defeating, of overcoming, vanquishing.

  15. ''The inscription records her defeat of the country's enemies in a costly war.''

  16. Frustration (by prevention of success), stymieing; nullification.

  17. 1909, ''The Southern Reporter'', page 250:

  18. ... is subsequently issued to him, in accordance with his perfect equity thus acquired, by a legal fiction which the law creates for the protection, but not for the defeat, of his title.
  19. 2008, Gene Porter, ''A Daughter of the Land'', volume 1 ((ISBN)), page 17:

  20. She could see no justice in being forced into a position that promised to end in further humiliation and defeat of her hopes.
  21. Destruction, ruin.

  22. 1599, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''Ado About Nothing|Much Ado About Nothing'', Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare)|act 4, scene 1:

  23. and made defeat of her virginity