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Definition 1: win a victory over - [verb of competition]

Samples where get the better of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for get the better of in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of get the better of ) defeat soundly and humiliatingly

"The home team demolished the visitors"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) overcome by conquest

"conquer your fears" "conquer a country"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) defeat by a narrow margin

(... is a kind of get the better of ) defeat suddenly and unexpectedly

"The foreign team upset the local team"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) cause to flee

"rout out the fighters from their caves"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) defeat by a lurch

(... is a kind of get the better of ) seize the position of and defeat

"the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) bring down or defeat (an opponent)

(... is a kind of get the better of ) defeat soundly and utterly

"We'll wallop them!"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

(... is a kind of get the better of ) continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)

"He survived the cancer against all odds"

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