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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To achieve victory or finish first in a competition.
  • verb-intransitive. To achieve success in an effort or venture: struggled to overcome the handicap and finally won.
  • v. To achieve victory or finish first in.
  • v. To receive as a prize or reward for performance.
  • v. To achieve or attain by effort: win concessions in negotiations.
  • v. To obtain or earn (a livelihood, for example). See Synonyms at earn1.
  • v. To make (one's way) with effort.
  • v. To reach with difficulty: The ship won a safe port.
  • v. To take in battle; capture: won the heights after a fierce attack.
  • v. To succeed in gaining the favor or support of; prevail on: Her eloquence won over the audience.
  • v. To gain the affection or loyalty of.
  • v. To appeal successfully to (someone's sympathy, for example).
  • v. To persuade (another) to marry one: He wooed and won her.
  • v. To discover and open (a vein or deposit) in mining.
  • v. To extract from a mine or from mined ore.
  • n. A victory, especially in a competition.
  • n. First place in a competition.
  • n. An amount won or earned.
  • phrasal-verb. win out To succeed or prevail.
  • phrasal-verb. win through To overcome difficulties and attain a desired goal or end.
  • idiom. win the day To be successful.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. Pleasure; joy; delight.
  • v. To conquer, defeat.
  • v. To triumph or achieve victory in (a game, a war, etc).
  • v. To obtain (someone) by wooing.
  • v. To achieve victory.
  • v. To obtain something that is wanted.
  • v. To cause a victory for someone.
  • n. gain; profit; income
  • n. wealth; owndom; goods
  • n. an individual victory (opposite of a loss)
  • n. a feat, an (extraordinary) achievement (opposite of a fail)
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals
  • v. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
  • v. To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving.
  • v. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
  • v. To extract, as ore or coal.
  • verb-intransitive. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To win; succeed.
  • n. A victory; a success; an act of winning.
  • To acquire by labor, effort, or struggle; secure; gain.
  • Specifically
  • To gain by competition or conquest; take, as from an opponent or enemy; obtain as victor.
  • To earn: as, to win one's bread.
  • To obtain; derive; get: as, to win ore from a mine.
  • To be successful or victorious in: as, to win a game or a battle.
  • To accomplish by effort; achieve, effect, or execute; succeed in making or doing.
  • To reach; attain to; arrive at, as a goal or destination; gain; get to.
  • To cause to attain to or arrive at; hence, to bring; convey.
  • To gain the affection, regard, esteem, compliance, favor, etc., of; move to sympathy, agreement, or consent; gain the good will of; gain over or attract, as to one's self, one's side, or one's cause; in general, to attract.
  • To prevail on; induce.
  • In mining, to sink down to (a bed of coal) by means of a shaft; prepare (a bed of coal) for working by doing the necessary preliminary dead-work: also applied to beds of ironstone and other ores.
  • In the United States the word win, as used in mining, has frequently a more general meaning; it is thus defined in the glossary of the Pennsylvania Survey: “To mine, to develop, to prepare for mining.” See winning.
  • To strive; vie; contend.
  • To struggle; labor; work.
  • To succeed; gain one's end; especially, to be superior in a contest or competition; gain the victory; prove successful: as, let those laugh who win.
  • To reach; attain; make one's way; succeed in making one's way: with to.
  • To get; succeed in getting: as, to win in (to get in); to win through; to win loose; to win up, down, or away; to win on (to get on, either literally or figuratively).
  • To gain ground on; gain upon.
  • n. Strife; contention.
  • To dry or season by exposure to the wind or air: as, to win hay; to win peats.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. something won (especially money)
  • v. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
  • v. attain success or reach a desired goal
  • n. a victory (as in a race or other competition)
  • v. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious
  • v. win something through one's efforts
  • Equivalent
    Verb Form
    winning    wins    won   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    winning    won   
    steal    tally    hit    rack up    score    accomplish    nail    achieve    pan out    manage   
    win friends    win up    winning    win out    winnings    winner    you win    win round    win back    win over   
    Words with the same meaning
    reach    overtake    triumph    prevail   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Allin    Atkin    Begin    Berlin    Boleyn    Bryn    Chin    Finn    Flynn    Gwyn   
    Sports    Auto   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    victory    winner    defeat    try    find    show    match    run    vote    take