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Adjective: winning  wi-ning
  1. Having won
    "the winning team";
    - victorious
  2. Very attractive; capturing interest
    "a winning personality";
    - fetching, taking
Noun: winning  wi-ning
  1. Succeeding with great difficulty
    "winning is not everything"
Verb: win (won,winning)  win
  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. Acquire something through effort
    "win someone's confidence and friendship";
    - acquire, gain
  3. Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
    "win points";
    - gain, advance, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground
  4. Attain success or reach a desired goal
    "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won";
    - succeed, come through, bring home the bacon [informal], deliver the goods, come up trumps [Brit, informal], turn up trumps [Brit, informal]
  5. Acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
    "its beauty won Paris the name 'City of Lights'";
    - earn, garner

Derived forms: winnings

See also: attractive, successful

Type of: acquire, get, success

Antonym: lose

Encyclopedia: Winning, David

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