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
But don’t place a Prime order for party hats and streamers just yet: earlier this year, Bezos overtook Gates for the No. 1 spot, but the sweet taste of victory lasted for less than four hours.
With the victory, West Jessamine will face No. 2 Notre Dame for the state championship Saturday at Lafayette.
In the wake of Trump’s victory, Silicon Valley is facing difficult questions about that symbiotic relationship, and a potential regulatory reckoning.
That included a 47-20 victory over Roosevelt in the second round of the Class 2A sectionals.
Prediction: Brawley 24, Central 21 MONTGOMERY at SAN YSIDRO Montgomery (6-3, 2-0) wins the Metro Pacific League title with a victory.
But the mockery turned to astonishment when Stewart, chair of Prince Williams County’s Board of Supervisors, came within a percentage point of victory, albeit in a low-turnout primary.
With a victory over the Magic on Friday, Popovich will notch his 1,155 career win and move into a tie with Phil Jackson for sixth place on the all-time list.
Mateo Sinohui Football | Valley Center With 183 yards and three touchdowns on the ground to go with a TD reception, the junior led the Jaguars to the Valley League championship with a victory over Escondido.
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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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