win


win

verb

Definition of WIN

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>
Phrases carry the day; kick butt
Antonyms lose
2
to receive as return for effort <win a gold medal in swimming>
Antonyms forfeit, lose
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, win
Near Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose

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