win through


won through; winning through; wins through

intransitive verb

: to survive difficulties and reach a desired or satisfactory end
win through to a better life beyondB. F. Reilly

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Their AllenAI collaborates with a human player in a Pictionary-style drawing and guessing game, which is won through human-AI cooperation. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Mar. 2023 Customers win through innovation—think digital wallets and microloans. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 5 Jan. 2022 Some of France’s most significant social benefits were won through mass protests, including the right to paid vacation in the 1930s. Constant Méheut, New York Times, 24 Feb. 2023 Alabama is looking for its 23rd win, which would match the program record for most wins through the first 27 games of the season (1975-76 season). Mark Heim |, al, 18 Feb. 2023 The House Freedom Caucus’s list of demands included a pledge from leadership to diversify the powerful Steering Committee, which determines committee assignments, by opening up more spots on the panel for members to win through election from their colleagues, not appointment from leadership. Sarah Westwood, Washington Examiner, 4 Jan. 2023 Will ‘The Winchesters’ win through? Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Oct. 2022 Lowering current or future tax bills while embracing your long-term investment plan is an easy win through a challenging market cycle. WSJ, 7 Aug. 2022 How your business can win through Creative Destruction Just about every business leader can be involved in the process of creative destruction by seeking continuous progress that raises everyone’s standard of living — not just their own. Kate Vitasek, Forbes, 26 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1644, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of win through was in 1644

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Cite this Entry

“Win through.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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