Definition of wino
1. win [ v ] be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious
Examples: "He won the Gold Medal in skating" "Our home team won" "Win the game"
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The September October term jury had been charged by Fulton Superior_Court_Judge_Durwood_Pye to investigate reports of possible `` irregularities '' in the hard-fought primary which was won by Mayor-nominate_Ivan_Allen_Jr. .
(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Toying_with her field in the early stages , Garden_Fresh was asked for top speed only in the stretch by Jockey Philip_Grimm and won by a length and a half in 1.24 3 - 5 for the 7 furlongs .
Garden_Fresh , the result of a mating of Better_Self and Rosy_Fingered , seems to improve with each start and appeared to win the St._Patrick's_Day_Purse with some speed in reserve .
She was moving_up to the allowance department after winning a $ 10000 claiming event .
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
His statistical record that year , when Texas won only one game and lost nine , was far from impressive : he carried the ball three times for a net gain of 10 yards , punted once for 39 yards and caught one pass for 13 yards .Synonyms win Related Terms lose prevail carry sweep romp carry take_the_cake take winnings compete
2. win [ v ] win something through one's efforts
Examples: "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese" "Gain an understanding of international finance"
(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
`` Faith of our Fathers : Mary 's prayers / Shall win our country back to thee '' .
(Mr. America, 4:6...)
There 's Gaetan_d'Amours who is our newest Mr._Canada ; Jean-Paul_Senesac , whose story appeared here two issues ago ; Jack_Boissoneault , who was with us last month ; Charles_Harve , who recently won the `` Most Muscular Man '' subdivision award in the Mr._Canada event ; and a host of others .
It is the one exercise that drastically influences the definition of the thighs at the hipline - that mark of the champion that sets him apart from all other bodybuilders - a criterion of muscle `` drama '' that_is unforgettable to judges and audiences alike - the facet of muscular development that wins prizes .
(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
Eighty thousand won top honors and a chance to try_for the team itself .
(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
Convinced of the wisdom of their own actions , and reassured by the promises of their economic development programs , governments may fail to push outward to win more and more people to the national effort , becoming instead rigid and inflexible in their policies .Synonyms win gain acquire Related Terms lose get cozen achiever winning gainer winnings
3. win [ v ] obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Examples: "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"
4. win [ n ] a victory (as in a race or other competition)
Examples: "he was happy to get the win"
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Maple and ash , beech and elm , one_hundred to win on Three in the fourth , fifty to win on Six in the third , one_hundred to win on Two in the eighth .
Maple and ash , beech and elm , one_hundred to win on Three in the fourth , fifty to win on Six in the third , one_hundred to win on Two in the eighth .Synonyms win Related Terms victory finish first-place_finish gain
5. win [ v ] attain success or reach a desired goal
Examples: "The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
6. win [ n ] something won (especially money)Synonyms win profits winnings Related Terms losings financial_gain
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