The English verb 'defeat' is pronounced as [dɪˈfiːt].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb defeat: Infinitive (defeat), Past Simple - (defeated), Past Participle - (defeated).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb defeat
👉 Forms of verb defeat in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of defeat.
Defeat: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
|Base Form||Past Simple||Past Participle|
What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb defeat?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'defeat'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'defeat'
- the first form (V1) is 'defeat' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'defeated' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'defeated' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of defeat?
The past tense and past participle of defeat are: defeat in past simple is defeated, and past participle is defeated.
What is the past tense of defeat?
The past tense of the verb "defeat" is "defeated", and the past participle is "defeated".
Past simple — defeat in past simple defeated
Future simple — defeat in future simple is defeat (will + V1).
Present Perfect — defeat in present perfect tense is defeated (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — defeat in past perfect tense is defeated (had + V3).
defeat regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'defeat' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'defeat' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb defeat in Sentences
- Only strong magic can defeat it. (Present Simple)
- In those days, she defeated more than one champion. (Past Simple)
- I felt absolutely defeated. (Past Simple)
- Our team was defeated by 3 goals to 2. (Past Simple)
- The last question on the test has defeated me. (Present Perfect)
- Do you think that the party is in danger of being defeated in the next election? (Present Simple)
- They couldn't be defeated even in hand-to-hand combat. (Past Simple)
- I accept that the proposal may be defeated, but I want to do it anyway. (Present Simple)
- The defeated country was not allowed to rearm. (Past Simple)
- The old regime was finally defeated. (Past Simple)