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winning

adjective

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2 likely or intended to win one's affection
  • flashed a winning smile that soon had us at her beck and call

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winning

noun

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winning

verb
present participle of win

Synonyms & Antonyms of winning (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to achieve victory (as in a contest)
  • the kind of person who always has to win—even if the game is just for fun

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3 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • won a substantial victory in the struggle for civil rights for all

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The first known use of winning was in the 14th century

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“Winning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/winning. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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