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To be defeated in a game, competition or argument - thesaurus

Synonyms

go down

to be defeated in a competition, especially in sports

go out

to not be allowed to take part in the next stage of a competition because you have been defeated

lose

verb

to not win a race, competition, fight, etc.

surrender

verb

to say officially that you have been defeated and will stop fighting

submit

verb

to accept that someone has defeated you or has power over you

give away

in sports, to allow an opponent to win because you make a silly mistake

roll over

informal to be easily defeated because you do not defend yourself

concede

verb

to be defeated by someone in a game or war and give them something that you previously had

appease

verb

to give your opponents what they want

bomb out of

to have to leave something such as a competition because you have failed badly or been easily defeated

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More synonyms

go down

British to move to a lower division in a sports league (=a group of teams)

go out to

British to be defeated by someone in a competition

pwned

adjective

very informal very easily defeated, especially in a humiliating way

say/cry uncle

to admit that you have been defeated

surrender

verb

to give control over a place or person to someone who has defeated you

take a battering

to suffer very badly, for example by being easily defeated

take a pounding

to be defeated very thoroughly

throw

verb

informal to deliberately lose a game or competition

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