Found 2 items, similar to won.
English → English
adj : not subject to defeat; “with that move it's a won game”
n 1: the basic unit of money in South Korea [syn: South Korean won
2: the basic unit of money in North Korea [syn: North Korean won
n 1: a victory (as in a race or other competition); “he was happy
to get the win”
2: something won (especially money) [syn: winnings
v 1: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious;
“He won the Gold Medal in skating”
; “Our home team won”
“Win the game”
2: win something through one's efforts; “I acquired a passing
knowledge of Chinese”
; “Gain an understanding of
] [ant: lose
3: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; “The home team was
; “After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers
pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the
number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference”
, pull ahead
, make headway
, get ahead
, gain ground
] [ant: fall back
4: attain success or reach a desired goal; “The enterprise
; “We succeeded in getting tickets to the show”
“she struggled to overcome her handicap and won”
, bring home the bacon
, deliver the goods
] [ant: fail
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Won
, Obs. Wan
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [OE. winnen, AS. winnan to strive, labor,
fight, endure; akin to OFries. winna, OS. winnan, D. winnen
to win, gain, G. gewinnen, OHG. winnan to strive, struggle,
Icel. vinna to labor, suffer, win, Dan. vinde to win, Sw.
vinna, Goth. winnan to suffer, Skr. van to wish, get, gain,
conquer. [root]138. Cf. Venerate
1. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to
obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win
the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to
win a country. “This city for to win.”
thus shall Canaan win.”
Thy well-breathed horse
Impels the flying car, and wins the course.
2. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or
obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
Thy virtue wan me; with virtue preserve me. --Sir P.
She is a woman; therefore to be won. --Shak.
3. To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor,
friendship, or support of; to render friendly or
approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury.
4. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
Even in the porch he him did win. --Spenser.
And when the stony path began,
By which the naked peak they wan,
Up flew the snowy ptarmigan. --Sir W.
5. (Mining) To extract, as ore or coal. --Raymond.
Syn: To gain; get; procure; earn. See Gain
imp. & p. p. of Win
, v. i. [See 1st Wone
To dwell or abide. [Obs. or Scot.] “ Where he wans in forest
This land where I have woned thus long. --Spenser.
Dwelling; wone. [Obs.] --Spenser.