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winning

noun

Definition of winning

  1. 1 :  the act of one that wins :  victory

  2. 2 :  something won: as a :  a captured territory :  conquest b :  money won by success in a game or competition —usually used in plural



14th Century

First Known Use of winning

14th century


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winning

adjective

Simple Definition of winning

  • : relating to or producing a win

  • : successful at something

  • : pleasing or attractive to other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of winning

  1. 1 a :  of or relating to winning :  that wins <the winning ticket> b :  successful especially in competition <a winning team>

  2. 2 :  tending to please or delight <a winning personality>

winningly

play \-niŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of winning in a sentence

  1. She scored the winning goal.

  2. They were a winning marketing team.

  3. Chocolate and mint is a winning combination.



15th Century

First Known Use of winning

15th century



WINNING Defined for Kids

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winning

noun win·ning \ˈwi-niŋ\

Definition of winning for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of a person or people who win

  2. 2 :  something won especially in gambling —often used in pl.




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winning

adjective

Definition of winning for Students

  1. 1 :  being someone or something that wins, has won, or wins often <a winning candidate> <a winning ticket>

  2. 2 :  tending to please or delight <a winning smile>





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