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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. a victory ( as in a race or other competition); " he was happy to get the win"
  3. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; " He won the Gold Medal in skating"; " Our home team won"; " Win the game"
  4. win something through one's efforts
  5. 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"
  6. Won.
  7. 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.
  8. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
  9. 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.
  10. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
  11. To extract, as ore or coal.
  12. To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.
  13. To gain a victory; to prevail; to succeed in reaching a certain place or state.
  14. To get by labor or conterst; to obtain; to conquer or prevail in; to persuade.
  15. Winner.
  16. Winning.
  17. To get by labor: to gain in contest: to allure to kindness, to gain: to obtain the favor of.
  18. To gain the victory: to gain favor:- pr. p. winning; pa. t. and pa. p. won ( wun).
  19. To gain the victory.
  20. To gain; obtain by victory; allure.
  21. To gain in contest or competition; achieve; attain; be victorious. 2 To charm; allure; persuade.
  22. Winer.
  23. 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.
  24. To gain the victory. To win upon, to gain favour or influence; to gain ground.
  25. 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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Usage examples for win

  1. I've got to stay an' face Win! – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  2. Parson, though, I suppose, wants the Parrett's boat to win. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  3. 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
  4. We will play for it and win it. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  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. Win and I have to consider our guest's wish. – Red Pepper Burns by Grace S. Richmond
  7. 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
  8. I can't understand why you don't go in and win. – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  9. If I win at this game, I shall beat him at others- at all." – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  10. We'll win this yet! – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  11. But- if he does win- what then?" – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  12. But, Barbara, I say that I will win you yet. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  13. Who is expected to win? – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  14. If you win, I'll come. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  15. Don't ask for it, Win. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  16. 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
  17. How is it possible to win without them? – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. It looked as though Bertie would win the game. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
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