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
La Salle returned the favor with an 82-72 victory at Tom Gola Arena 14 days later.
What to look for: Since a 77-30 loss to Sacred Heart on Jan. 27 in the semifinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, the Crimsons are 10-1 and avenged the Sacred Heart defeat Saturday with a 55-52 victory in the Seventh Region final.
With a victory over the Jazz, the Magic would have extended their winning streak to three games.
Abas, a junior, captured the 138-pound championship with a 4-3 victory over Lawrence Saenz of Vacaville, improving his season record to 44-1.
Only district foe Concordia Lutheran was superior, completing a 43-1 season with a 70-48 victory.
The Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 108-103 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night at the Staples Center, continuing their recent dominance in the series.
Neither team scored in the final two innings and Samford finished with an 11-8 victory.
The Lions found their footing and completed their improbable run to the title with a 58-51 victory over Fort Hays State.
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Origin and Etymology of victory
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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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