Definition of victory
1 : the overcoming of an enemy or antagonist
2 : achievement of mastery or success in a struggle or endeavor against odds or difficulties
Examples of victory in a sentence
The general led the troops to victory.
They had never experienced the thrill of victory.
The passage of the law was a tremendous victory for their cause.
It was a decisive victory for the army.
Origin and Etymology of victory
Middle English victorie, from Anglo-French, from Latin victoria, from victor
First Known Use: 14th century
VICTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of victory for English Language Learners
: success in defeating an opponent or enemy
: the act of defeating an opponent or enemy
VICTORY Defined for Kids
Definition of victory for Students
1 : the act of defeating an enemy or opponent
2 : success in a struggle against difficulties
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