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win

 
Noun win has 2 senses
  1. win - a victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win"
    --1 is a kind of
    victory, triumph
    --1 has particulars: first-place finish
    Derived forms: verb win3, verb win1
  2. winnings, win, profits - something won (especially money)
    --2 is a kind of financial gain
    Derived form: verb win2
Verb win has 4 senses
  1. win - be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game"
    Antonyms:
    lose
    Derived forms: noun win1, noun winner2, noun winner1, noun winnings1
    Sample sentence:
    They win
  2. acquire, win, gain - win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
    --2 is one way to get, acquire
    Antonyms: lose
    Derived forms: noun winner2, noun win2, noun winner3, noun winnings1, noun winning1
    Sample sentence:
    They win the money
  3. gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground - obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
    Derived form: noun win1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  4. succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods - attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
    Derived form: noun winner3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
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