Associations to the word «Win»

Wiktionary

WIN, noun. (UK dialectal) (Scotland) Pleasure; joy; delight.
WIN, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To conquer, defeat.
WIN, verb. (transitive) To triumph or achieve victory in (a game, a war, etc.).
WIN, verb. (transitive) To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
WIN, verb. (transitive) To obtain (someone) by wooing.
WIN, verb. (intransitive) To achieve victory.
WIN, verb. (transitive) To obtain (something desired).
WIN, verb. (transitive) To cause a victory for someone.
WIN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
WIN, verb. (transitive) (mining) To extract (ore, coal, etc.).
WIN, noun. Gain; profit; income
WIN, noun. Wealth; owndom; goods
WIN, noun. An individual victory (opposite of a loss)
WIN, noun. (slang) a feat, an (extraordinary) achievement (opposite of a fail)
WIN AROUND, verb. To persuade someone who disagrees with you, to agree with your point of view.
WIN BACK, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to win money that has been lost.
WIN BACK, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To regain favour (with)
WIN BACK, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To get (someone) to be one's partner, after having been apart.
WIN BY A NOSE, verb. (idiomatic) To win narrowly; to have a narrow victory.
WIN ONE FOR THE GIPPER, verb. (idiom) (American football) To do something in memory of another person.
WIN OUT, verb. To be victorious. Usually of emotions and human qualities.
WIN OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To persuade someone, gain someone's support, or make someone understand the truth or validity of something.
WIN ROUND, verb. To persuade someone who disagrees with you, to agree with your point of view.
WIN THE DAY, verb. (idiomatic) to gain complete victory or success over something or someone
WIN THE DAY, verb. (idiomatic) to be totally accepted by other people (such as an idea or a proposal)
WIN THROUGH, verb. To attain one's goal in the end, despite obstacles along the way
WIN UP, verb. (obsolete) To get back on one's feet. [14th-19th c.]

Dictionary definition

WIN, noun. A victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win".
WIN, noun. Something won (especially money).
WIN, verb. Be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game".
WIN, verb. Win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance".
WIN, verb. 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".
WIN, verb. 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats