win

DEFINITIONS OF: win

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n a victory (as in a race or other competition)

“he was happy to get the win
Types:
first-place finish
a finish in first place (as in a race)
Type of:
triumph, victory
a successful ending of a struggle or contest

n something won (especially money)

Synonyms:
profits, winnings
Antonyms:
losings, losses
something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
Type of:
financial gain
the amount of monetary gain

v attain success or reach a desired goal

“she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
Synonyms:
bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed
Antonyms:
fail, go wrong, miscarry
be unsuccessful
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hit
hit the intended target or goal
bring off, carry off, manage, negociate, pull off
be successful; achieve a goal
clear, pass
go unchallenged; be approved
hit the jackpot, luck out
succeed by luck
nail, nail down, peg
succeed in obtaining a position
make it, pass
go successfully through a test or a selection process
run
make without a miss
act, work
have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected
pan out
be a success
accomplish, achieve, attain, reach
to gain with effort
arrive, get in, go far, make it
succeed in a big way; get to the top
score
get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
get to, make, progress to, reach
reach a goal, e.g., "make the first team"
clear
pass an inspection or receive authorization
ace, breeze through, nail, pass with flying colors, sail through, sweep through
succeed at easily
begin
achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
come to, strike
attain
culminate
reach the highest or most decisive point
compass
bring about; accomplish
average
achieve or reach on average
finagle, manage, wangle
achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

v be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

“He won the Gold Medal in skating”
“Our home team won
Win the game”
Antonyms:
lose
fail to win
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romp
win easily
carry
be successful in
take
obtain by winning
sweep
win an overwhelming victory in or on
carry
win in an election
prevail, triumph
prove superior
take the cake
rank first; used often in a negative context

v win something through one's efforts

Synonyms:
acquire, gain
Antonyms:
lose
fail to get or obtain
Types:
cozen
cheat or trick
Type of:
acquire, get
come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

v obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

Synonyms:
advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead
Antonyms:
drop off, fall back, fall behind, lose, recede
retreat
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steal
steal a base
hit, rack up, score, tally
gain points in a game
par
make a score (on a hole) equal to par
shoot
score
convert
score (a spare)
convert
complete successfully
convert
score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
homer
hit a home run
kick
make a goal
eagle
shoot in two strokes under par
hole up
score a hole in one
ace
score an ace against
walk
obtain a base on balls
equalise, equalize, get even
compensate; make the score equal
get, have, make
achieve a point or goal
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