undefeated

Has your volleyball team won every single game this season? Then it's undefeated — it hasn't been beaten yet!

You'll almost always find this adjective describing sports teams or players who haven't suffered a loss, like the undefeated tennis player who's won all of her matches or the basketball team that's been undefeated for four games. Undefeated adds the prefix un-, or "not," to defeated, "beaten," which we can trace back to the Vulgar Latin diffacere, "destroy."

Definitions of undefeated
  1. adjective
    victorious
    undefeated in battle”
    “an undefeated team”
    Synonyms:
    triumphant, victorious
    experiencing triumph
    unbeaten, unconquered, unvanquished
    not conquered
    unbowed
    not forced to bow down to a conqueror
    successful
    having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome
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    Antonyms:
    defeated
    beaten or overcome; not victorious
    licked
    having been got the better of
    subjugated
    reduced to submission
    unsuccessful
    not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
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