Synonyms of 'face someone down'
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If you defeat someone, you win a victory over them in a battle, game, or contest.
His guerrillas defeated the colonial army.
run rings around (informal)
wipe the floor with (informal)
make mincemeat of (informal)
pip at the post
blow out of the water (slang)
If soldiers or the police subdue a group of people, they defeat them or bring them under control by using force.
They admit they have not been able to subdue the rebels.
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