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  1. win
    IPA[win]
  2. verb

    • 1. be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict):

      the Mets have won four games in a row a determination to win the Pirates won 2–1
      Synonym : come first in, finish first in, be victorious in, triumph in, take first prize in, achieve success in, be successful in, prevail in, wrap up, come first, finish first, be the winner, be victorious, be the victor, carry/win the day, carry all before one, defeat/overcome the opposition, take the honors/crown, gain the palm, come out ahead, come out on top, succeed, triumph, prevail, achieve mastery, sweep the board, make a clean sweep, win out, clean up
    • 2. acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor:

      there are hundreds of prizes to be won the sort of play that won them the World Cup
      Synonym : secure, gain, achieve, attain, earn, obtain, acquire, procure, get, collect, pick up, walk away/off with, come away with, carry off, receive, land, net, bag, bank, pot, scoop
    • 3. gain (a person's attention, support, or love), typically gradually or by effort:

      you will find it difficult to win back their attention
      Synonym : captivate, steal, gain
    • 4. gain the support or favor of someone by action or persuasion:

      her sense of humor had won him over at once
    • 5. manage to succeed or achieve something by effort:

      talent won out over bureaucracy
    • 6. manage to reach (a place) by effort:

      many lived to win the great cave
    • 7. obtain (ore) from a mine.

    noun

    • 1. a successful result in a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor; a victory:

      a win against Norway
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: win, 3rd person present: wins, gerund or present participle: winning, past tense: won, past participle: won

    • verb

      be successful or victorious in (a contest or conflict):

      acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavour:

    • noun

      a successful result in a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavour; a victory:
    • adjective

      gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory in a contest or competition:

      attractive; endearing:

    • noun

      money won, especially by gambling:
    • verb

      past and past participle of win
    • noun

      the basic monetary unit of North and South Korea, equal to 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea.
    • adjective

      gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory in a contest or competition:

      attractive; endearing:

    • noun

      money won, especially by gambling:
    • noun

      the basic monetary unit of North and South Korea, equal to 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea.
    • verb

      past and past participle of win
    • adjective

      of or denoting a situation in which each party benefits in some way:
    • (1911–2002), Burmese general and socialist statesman, prime minister 1958–60, head of state 1962–74, and president 1974–81. After the military coup in 1962 he established a military dictatorship and formed a one-party state.
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