Meaning of WIN in English

WIN

(~s, ~ning, won)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

If you ~ something such as a competition, battle, or argument, you defeat those people you are competing or fighting against, or you do better than everyone else involved.

He does not have any realistic chance of ~ning the election...

The top four teams all won...

Sanchez Vicario won 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

? lose

VERB: V n, V, V amount, also V n amount

Win is also a noun.

...Arsenal’s dismal league run of eight games without a ~...

= victory

? defeat

N-COUNT

2.

If something ~s you something such as an election, competition, battle, or argument, it causes you to defeat the people competing with you or fighting you, or to do better than everyone else involved.

That sort of gain for Labour is nothing like good enough to ~ them the general election...

? lose

VERB: V n n

3.

If you ~ something such as a prize or medal, you get it because you have defeated everyone else in something such as an election, competition, battle, or argument, or have done very well in it.

The first correct entry ~s the prize...

She won bronze for Great Britain in the European Championships.

VERB: V n, V n

4.

If you ~ something that you want or need, you succeed in getting it.

...moves to ~ the support of the poor...

British Aerospace has won an order worth 340 million dollars.

= gain

? lose

VERB: V n, V n

5.

If something ~s you a prize or ~s you something else that you want, it causes you to get it.

The feat won them a prize of ?85,000...

? lose

VERB: V n n

6.

see also ~ning

7.

to lose the battle but ~ the war: see battle

to ~ the day: see day

to ~ hands down: see hand

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