Definition of Win

1. Noun. A victory (as in a race or other competition). "He was happy to get the win"

Specialized synonyms: First-place Finish
Generic synonyms: Triumph, Victory



2. Verb. Be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious. "They win "; "Win the game"
Entails: Compete, Contend, Vie
Specialized synonyms: Romp, Carry, Take, Sweep, Carry, Prevail, Triumph, Take The Cake
Antonyms: Lose
Derivative terms: Winner, Winner, Winnings

3. Noun. Something won (especially money).
Exact synonyms: Profits, Winnings
Generic synonyms: Financial Gain
Antonyms: Losings

4. Verb. Win something through one's efforts. "They win the money "; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
Exact synonyms: Acquire, Gain
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Get
Specialized synonyms: Cozen
Derivative terms: Gainer, Winner, Winner, Winning, Winnings
Antonyms: Lose

5. Verb. Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.. "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
Exact synonyms: Advance, Gain, Gain Ground, Get Ahead, Make Headway, Pull Ahead
Specialized synonyms: Steal, Hit, Rack Up, Score, Tally
Antonyms: Fall Back
Derivative terms: Gainer

6. Verb. Attain success or reach a desired goal. "The business is going to win "; "She struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

Definition of Win

1. v. t. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country.

2. v. i. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.

3. v. t. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country.

4. v. i. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.

Definition of Win

1. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To conquer, defeat. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To triumph or achieve victory in (a game, a war, etc). ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To obtain (someone) by wooing. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To achieve victory. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To obtain something that is wanted. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To cause a victory for someone. ¹

7. Noun. An individual victory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Win

1. to winnow [v WINNED, WINNING, WINS] / to be victorious [v WON or WAN, WINNING, WINS] - See also: winnow

Medical Definition of Win

1. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail. "Nor is it aught but just That he, who in debate of truth hath won, should win in arms." (Milton) To win of, to be conqueror over. To win on or upon. To gain favor or influence with. "You have a softness and beneficence winning on the hearts of others." . To gain ground on. "The rabble . . . Will in time win upon power." . 1. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country. "This city for to win." . "Who thus shall Canaan win." "Thy well-breathed horse Impels the flying car, and wins the course." (Dryden) 2. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship. "Thy virtue wan me; with virtue preserve me." (Sir P. Sidney) "She is a woman; therefore to be won." (Shak) 3. To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury. 4. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake. "Even in the porch he him did win." (Spenser) "And when the stony path began, By which the naked peak they wan, Up flew the snowy ptarmigan." (Sir W. Scott) 5. To extract, as ore or coal. Synonym: To gain, get, procure, earn. See Gain. Origin: OE. Winnen, AS. Winnan to strive, labour, fight, endure; akin to OFries. Winna, OS. Winnan, D. Winnen to win, gain, G. Gewinnen, OHG. Winnan to strive, struggle, Icel. Vinna to labour, suffer, win, Dan. Vinde to win, Sw. Vinna, Goth. Winnan to suffer, Skr.van to wish, get, gain, conquer. Cf. Venerate, Winsome, Wish, Wont. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Win

wimpiness
wimpinesses
wimping
wimping out
wimpish
wimpishly
wimpishness
wimpishnesses
wimple
wimpled
wimples
wimplike
wimpling
wimps
wimpy
win (current term)
win-win
win-win situations
win around
win back
win by a nose
win out
win over
win round
win the day
win through
win up
winable
wince
winced

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