victor

noun vic·tor \ ˈvik-tər \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of victor

: one that defeats an enemy or opponent : winner

victor

adjective

Examples of victor in a Sentence

  1. the victors in the battle

  2. the computer is usually the victor in a chess match against a human opponent

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Origin and Etymology of victor

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin, from vincere to conquer, win; akin to Old English wīgan to fight, Lithuanian veikti to be active


Victor

communications code word

Definition of Victor

used as a code word for the letter v

First Known Use of victor

1942



VICTOR Defined for English Language Learners

victor

noun

Definition of victor for English Language Learners

  • : a person who defeats an enemy or opponent


VICTOR Defined for Kids

victor

noun vic·tor \ ˈvik-tər \

Definition of victor for Students

: someone who defeats an enemy or opponent : winner


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