Definitions for win

Definitions for (noun) win

Main entry: win

Definition: a victory (as in a race or other competition)

Usage: he was happy to get the win

Main entry: win, winnings, profits

Definition: something won (especially money)

Definitions for (verb) win

Main entry: win

Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game

Main entry: make headway, win, pull ahead, get ahead, gain, gain ground, advance

Definition: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

Usage: The home team was gaining ground; After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference

Main entry: gain, acquire, win

Definition: win something through one's efforts

Usage: I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese; Gain an understanding of international finance

Main entry: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods

Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal

Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

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