(noun, verb)


1. a victory (as in a race or other competition)

- he was happy to get the win

Definition categories: event, triumph, victory

2. something won (especially money)

Similar word(s): profits, winnings

Definition categories: possession

Sentences with win as a noun:

- Our first win of the season put us in high spirits.


1. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

- Win the game

Definition categories: competition

2. win something through one's efforts

- win someone's confidence and friendship

Similar word(s): acquire, gain

Definition categories: possession, acquire, get

3. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

- win points

Similar word(s): advance, gain

Definition categories: competition

4. attain success or reach a desired goal

Similar word(s): succeed

Definition categories: social

5. acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

Similar word(s): earn, garner

Definition categories: possession, acquire, get

Sentences with win as a verb:

- to win the jackpot in a lottery;  to win a bottle of wine in a raffle

- Who would win in a fight between an octopus and a dolphin?

- The company hopes to win an order from the government worth over 5 million dollars.

- The success of the economic policies should win Mr. Smith the next elections.

- The policy success should win the elections for Mr. Smith.