English verb: vanquish
|1.||vanquish (competition) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict|
|Samples||Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship.|
We beat the competition.
Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game.
|Examples||The fighter managed to vanquish his opponent|
|Synonyms||beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||defeat, get the better of, overcome|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bat, best, cheat, checkmate, chicane, chouse, clobber, cream, drub, eliminate, exceed, get over, get the best, get the jump, have the best, immobilise, immobilize, jockey, lick, master, mate, mop up, outdo, outdo, outfight, outflank, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outplay, outpoint, outscore, outstrip, overcome, overcome, overmaster, overpower, overwhelm, pip, rack up, rout, scoop, screw, shaft, spread-eagle, spreadeagle, subdue, surmount, surmount, surpass, thrash, trump, walk over, whip, whomp, worst|
|Verb group||beat, circumvent, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach|