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.
Recent Examples of victory from the Web
An unforced error by Marian followed, before Hannah put her signature on the Game 1 victory with an ace serve.
Their one victory of 2017 was over winless Oak Hills in the previous game Oct. 20.
Donald Trump’s triumph in the GOP primary and his surprise victory last November were the signs of a broader political crisis, which may have deepened in the year since the election.
The critical challenge now is not to let regional political divisions undermine our hard-won victory.
In an interview with Cosmopolitan published Saturday, Tamblyn discussed why Trump's election victory might have prompted women to finally come forward with stories formerly kept silent.
Perhaps the revolution was more of a Kerensky loss than a Lenin victory.
Nevertheless, shareholders seem to be treating the company’s penance as a victory.
Another victory for Johnson & Johnson emerged last Tuesday in Missouri, where a judge ruled that a lawsuit awarding Jacqueline Fox $72 million in damages was not filed in the proper jurisdiction.
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Origin and Etymology of victory
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymspalm, triumph, win
Antonymsbeating, defeat, drubbing, licking, loss, overthrow, rout, shellacking, trimming, whipping
Related Wordscapture, conquest, mastery, subjugation, vanquishing; blowout, landslide, laugher, romp, runaway, shutout, sweep, walkaway, walkover; squeaker; success; takeover
Near Antonymsupset; collapse, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, failure, fizzle, flop, nonsuccess, washout; decline, slip, slump, wane; lurch, setback
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Synonym Discussion of victory
- Doctors won a victory over disease.
- We're studying Rome's conquests in Britain.
- The outcome of the battle was a triumph for the general.
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