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win

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of win

  1. an instance of defeating an enemy or opponent <a team with 12 wins and two losses> Synonyms palm, triumph, victoryRelated Words capture, conquest, mastery, subjugation, vanquishing; blowout, landslide, laugher, romp, runaway, shutout, sweep, walkaway, walkover; squeaker; success; takeoverNear Antonyms upset; collapse, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, failure, fizzle, flop, nonsuccess, washout; decline, slip, slump, wane; lurch, setbackAntonyms beating, defeat, drubbing, licking, loss, overthrow, rout, shellacking, trimming, whipping




win

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of win

  1. 1 to achieve victory (as in a contest) <the kind of person who always has to win—even if the game is just for fun> Synonyms conquer, prevail, triumph Related Words overcome, sweep; squeak, squeeze; contend, vie; succeed; breeze, romp Phrases carry the day; kick butt Near Antonyms collapse, fail, flop, fold, wash out; flounder, struggle; decline, slip, slump, wane Antonyms lose

  2. 2 to receive as return for effort <win a gold medal in swimming> Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, earnRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

  3. 3 to obtain (as a goal) through effort <won a substantial victory in the struggle for civil rights for all> Synonyms attain, bag, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, achieveRelated Words acquire, capture, carry, draw, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, realize, secure; amount (to), approach, equal, match, measure up (to), meet, rival, tie, touch; beat, excel, outdo, surpass, topNear Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose




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