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Definition 1: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict - [verb of competition]

Samples where vanquish or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for vanquish in the sense of this definition

(vanquish is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight

"We licked the other team on Sunday!"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game

"Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) overcome by superior force

(... is a kind of vanquish ) to fight better than; get the better of

"the Rangers outfought the Maple Leafs" "The French forces outfought the Germans"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) get the better of

"the goal was to best the competition"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) get on top of; deal with successfully

"He overcame his shyness"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) be or do something to a greater degree

"her performance surpasses that of any other student I know" "She outdoes all other athletes" "This exceeds all my expectations" "This car outperforms all others in its class"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) excel or defeat in a game

"The Knicks outplayed the Lakers"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) defeat someone through trickery or deceit

(... is a kind of vanquish ) be there first

"They had gotten the jump on their competitors"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) defeat disastrously

(... is a kind of vanquish ) overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome

"Heart disease can get the best of us"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) beat overwhelmingly

(... is a kind of vanquish ) defeat thoroughly

"He mopped up the floor with his opponents"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) remove from a contest or race

"The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) beat easily

"The local team walked over their old rivals for the championship"

(... is a kind of vanquish ) score more points than one's opponents

(... is a kind of vanquish ) make defenseless

(vanquish implies ...) be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

"He won the Gold Medal in skating" "Our home team won" "Win the game"

(vanquish has a similar meaning as ...) beat through cleverness and wit

"I beat the traffic" "She outfoxed her competitors"

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