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winning

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noun win·ning \ ˈwi-niŋ \

Definition of winning

1 :the act of one that wins :victory
2 :something won: such as
a :a captured territory :conquest
b :money won by success in a game or competition usually used in plural

Recent Examples of winning from the Web

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First Known Use of winning

14th century


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winning

adjective

Definition of winning

1 a :of or relating to winning :that wins
  • the winning ticket
b :successful especially in competition
  • a winning team
2 :tending to please or delight
  • a winning personality

winningly

play \ˈwi-niŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of winning in a Sentence

  1. She scored the winning goal.

  2. They were a winning marketing team.

  3. Chocolate and mint is a winning combination.

Recent Examples of winning from the Web

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First Known Use of winning

15th century



WINNING Defined for English Language Learners

winning

adjective

Definition of winning for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or producing a win

  • : successful at something

  • : pleasing or attractive to other people


WINNING Defined for Kids

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winning

noun win·ning \ ˈwi-niŋ \

Definition of winning for Students

1 :the act of a person or people who win
2 :something won especially in gambling often used in pl.

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winning

adjective

Definition of winning for Students

1 :being someone or something that wins, has won, or wins often
  • a winning candidate
  • a winning ticket
2 :tending to please or delight
  • a winning smile


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