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負ける, 敗ける, 敗北る, まける
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
1. to lose, to be defeated
Only 負ける
2. to succumb, to give in, to surrender, to yield
3. to be inferior to
See 気触れる・かぶれる・1
4. to break out in a rash due to (e.g. lacquer, shaving, etc.)
5. to reduce the price, to give a discount, to throw in (something extra) for free
押し負ける, おしまける
Ichidan verb
to be outpushed, to lose a pushing competition
言い負ける, 言負ける, いいまける
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to lose a quarrel, to lose an argument, to be talked down
競り負ける, せり負ける, せりまける
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to lose a closely fought contest
誘惑に負ける, ゆうわくにまける
Expression, Ichidan verb
to yield to temptation, to succumb
負けるが勝ち, まけるがかち
Expression, Proverb
he that fights and runs away may live to fight another day, sometimes you have to lose to win, losing is winning
打ち負ける, うちまける
Ichidan verb, Intransitive
to be defeated
勝つも負けるも時の運, かつもまけるもときのうん
Expression, See 勝負は時の運, Proverb
victory depends on the turn of fortune, winning and losing are both down to luck
相撲に勝って勝負に負ける, すもうにかってしょうぶにまける
Expression, Idiomatic expression
to lose despite being the better fighter, to win the battle but lose the war, to fail at the last moment, to win the sumo, but lose the match
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