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
The Enquirer/Scott Springer ANDERSON TOWNSHIP - Nearly a year after a season-ending injury, McNicholas High School senior Cole Burdick returned to the football field for the Rockets Aug. 25 and ran off in victory.
Burroughs began the tournament Friday with a 22-0 win against Long Beach Jordan and a 14-7 victory against Mission Viejo.
The one that his dog Claire-a-bell could lead to victory.
Still, Baker reports a small victory over his demon.
The victory was especially vital in light of Washington's 8-0 rout of the T-Bolts in Sunday's season finale.
Loyd had a dazzling game-high 33 for Seattle, but Phoenix’s Griner scored 29 and Taurasi canned a coldblooded three-pointer with 15 seconds left to give the Mercury a 75-71 victory over the Storm on Sunday night at KeyArena.
Running back Alejandro Bonneau scored three touchdowns in the second half to seal the victory.
Harper, a 5-foot-8, 145-pound junior, rushed for 65 yards and caught four passes for 65 yards Friday night in the host Vikings' 31-7 victory over Mishawaka.
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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
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
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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