Meaning of VICTOR in English

I. ˈviktə(r) noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from victus (past participle of vincere to conquer) + -or; akin to Old English & Old High German wīgan to fight, Old Norse vīg fight, Gothic weihan to fight, Old Irish fichid he fights, Old Slavic vĕkŭ strength, power; basic meaning: strength, manifestation of strength

1. : one that defeats an enemy : the winner in a battle, war, or fight

2. : the winner in a conflict or struggle : a successful contender

emerged victor at the polls

victor in a series of intramural contests

II. adjective

: victorious , triumphant


Usage: usually capitalized

— a communications code word for the letter v

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.