win the lottery

Definition of win the lottery

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get possession of by effort or fortune

    :  to obtain by work :  earn

    :  to gain in or as if in battle or contest

  1. :  victory

    :  first place at the finish (as of a horse race)

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

    :  a drawing of lots used to decide something

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

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