win the lottery

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of win the lottery

: to have a winning ticket in a lottery run by a government

Word by Word Definitions

win play
  1. : to get possession of by effort or fortune

  2. : to obtain by work : earn

  3. : to gain in or as if in battle or contest

  1. : victory

lottery play
  1. : a drawing of lots in which prizes are distributed to the winners among persons buying a chance

  2. : a drawing of lots used to decide something

  3. : an event or affair whose outcome is or seems to be determined by chance


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