Associations to the word «Victory»


VICTORY, noun. An instance of having won a competition or battle.
VICTORY, noun. A winged figure representing victory, common in Roman official iconography. See Wikipedia:Winged victory.
VICTORY, verb. (rare) To achieve a victory
VICTORY AT SEA, noun. (idiomatic) Ocean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.
VICTORY DAY, noun. A common name of many different public holidays in various countries to commemorate victories in important battles or wars in the countries' history.
VICTORY GARDEN, noun. A kitchen garden planted in wartime to reduce the pressure on the public food supply.
VICTORY LANE, noun. (motor racing) The place where the winner of a motor race goes to celebrate victory after an event.
VICTORY LAP, noun. (sports) An extra lap of the race track taken after the conclusion of a race.
VICTORY LAP, noun. (academia, slang, US) One or more years of study beyond the traditional four taken to complete one's undergraduate degree.
VICTORY LAPS, noun. Plural of victory lap
VICTORY MOSQUE, noun. A mosque built on the site of a Muslim victory in battle.
VICTORY ROLL, noun. (aviation) An aileron roll performed to celebrate a victory.
VICTORY ROLL, noun. A women's hairstyle of the 1940s in which the hair is formed into rolls.
VICTORY ROLL, noun. (wrestling) A wrestling pin in which the attacking wrestler jumps onto the opponent's shoulders from behind and rolls forward. As the attacker flips over, they hook the opponent's shoulders with their legs, flipping the opponent over onto their shoulders. The attacker hooks both of the opponent's legs to hold them in place for the pin.
VICTORY ROLLS, noun. Plural of victory roll

Dictionary definition

VICTORY, noun. A successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery