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Definitions of win

  1. attain success or reach a goal; " The enterprise succeeded"; " We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; " she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  2. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; " 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"
  3. something won ( especially money)
  4. a victory ( as in a race or other competition); " he was happy to get the win"
  5. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; " He won the Gold Medal in skating"; " Our home team won"; " Win the game"
  6. win something through one's efforts
  7. acquire or gain knowledge or skills; " She learned dancing from her sister"; " I learned Sanskrit"; " Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
  8. attain success or reach a desired goal; " The enterprise succeeded"; " We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; " she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  9. Won.
  10. 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.
  11. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
  12. 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.
  13. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
  14. To extract, as ore or coal.
  15. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.
  16. To gain a victory; to prevail; to succeed in reaching a certain place or state.
  17. To get by labor or conterst; to obtain; to conquer or prevail in; to persuade.
  18. Winner.
  19. Winning.
  20. To get by labor: to gain in contest: to allure to kindness, to gain: to obtain the favor of.
  21. To gain the victory: to gain favor:- pr. p. winning; pa. t. and pa. p. won ( wun).
  22. To gain the victory.
  23. To gain; obtain by victory; allure.
  24. To gain in contest or competition; achieve; attain; be victorious. 2 To charm; allure; persuade.
  25. Winer.
  26. To gain by success in competition or contest; to gain by solicitation or courtship; to obtain; to allure to kindness or compliance; to gain by persuasion or influence.
  27. To gain the victory. To win upon, to gain favour or influence; to gain ground.
  28. To gain in competition or contest; to gain by kindness or solicitation; to obtain by effort; to earn; to gain ground, favour, or influence.
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Quotes of win

  1. The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner who I had the greatest respect for, I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to win that special ring in 1996. – Wade Boggs
  2. No, that's poker. To win you've gotta get damned lucky. – Wilford Brimley
  3. Going to Omaha for the College World Series- the people there are tremendous- huge crowds and a lot of excitement. I still remember those days- you make a lot of friends that you never forget when you win a championship like that. – Roger Clemens
  4. It goes back to all of us wanting to be in Hollywood. We're all dying to win an Oscar. – Jerry Della Femina
  5. We cannot win this war on terror if people are undercutting us. And one way to undercut us is to empower Iran. – Lindsey Graham
  6. In my room as a kid... I'd play a fighter and get knocked to the floor and come back to win – Dustin Hoffman
  7. If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win – John W. Holt, Jr.
  8. I used to think we were going to win in the '60s. Nixon went out and I thought we won. – Ken Kesey
  9. Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose -it teaches you about life. – Billie Jean King
  10. Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t. – Thomas S. Monson
  11. The match has become quite unpredictable, but it still looks as though Arsenal will win the cup. – John Motson
  12. I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend, so I know at the beginning of the race, from all that I have analysed during the practice, whether I will win the race or not. – Alain Prost
  13. The place where I had so much success as a driver would be where I had my first win as a team owner. – Bobby Rahal
  14. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. – David Joseph Schwartz
  15. I hate to admit that. I want to win every race, but I know that's not possible. To be in the top 25 is realistic if we have any luck this year. But anything to be in the chase or something like that is very unrealistic. – Roger Staubach

Usage examples for win

  1. If you win I'll come. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. If I win at this game, I shall beat him at others- at all." – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  3. Win and I have to consider our guest's wish. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  4. If a man don't win first time is he agoin' to give up and never try again? – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun
  5. And whether you strike it or I win it, it's about the same. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  6. Don't ask for it, Win – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  7. Everything I have done has been to win you- to have you for my own. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  8. Who is expected to win – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  9. It looked as though Bertie would win the game. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  10. But, Barbara, I say that I will win you yet. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  11. But- if he does win what then?" – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  12. You lost some money on that game with Barville, and this is the chance to win it back. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  13. To fight your way step by step will cost a fortune; and even should you win all along the line, the lawyers will not leave you enough to keep body and soul together. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  14. If I win you shall pay for my pleasure, and if I lose I shall give her nothing." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. I've got to stay an' face Win – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  16. We will play for it and win it. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  17. How is it possible to win without them? – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  18. We'll win this yet! – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  19. Parson, though, I suppose, wants the Parrett's boat to win – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. I can't understand why you don't go in and win – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov

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