What is the meaning of win?


  • A victory (as in a race or other competition. )
    • usage: "he was happy to get the win"
  • Something won (especially money.


  • 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"
  • Win something through one's efforts.
    • usage: "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
  • 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"
  • 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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APAWordNet. (2010). win. Retrieved May 26, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/win/definitions/1219647
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