win

Definitions of win
  1. noun
    a victory (as in a race or other competition)
    “he was happy to get the win
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    first-place finish
    a finish in first place (as in a race)
    type of:
    triumph, victory
    a successful ending of a struggle or contest
  2. noun
    something won (especially money)
    synonyms: profits, winnings
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    Antonyms:
    losings, losses
    something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
    type of:
    financial gain
    the amount of monetary gain
  3. verb
    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
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    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
  4. verb
    be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious
    “He won the Gold Medal in skating”
    “Our home team won
    Win the game”
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    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
  5. verb
    win something through one's efforts
    synonyms: acquire, gain
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    lose
    fail to get or obtain
    types:
    cozen
    cheat or trick
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    acquire, get
    come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
  6. verb
    obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
    synonyms: advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead
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    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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