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1. win

verb. ['ˈwɪn'] be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious.

Synonyms

  • triumph
  • sweep
  • compete
  • take the cake
  • romp
  • vie
  • contend
  • carry
  • take

Antonyms

  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Win

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How do you pronounce win?

Pronounce win as wɪn.

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Example sentences of the word win


1. Verb, base form
You can have older kids give you an example of each spiritual fruit before they can win as well.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Athletes punch, kick, strike and perform submissive holds to earn a win.

Quotes containing the word win


1. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

2. Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
- Lou Holtz

3. Good ideas are like Nike sports shoes. They may facilitate success for an athlete who possesses them, but on their own they are nothing but an overpriced pair of sneakers. Sports shoes don't win races. Athletes do.
- Felix Dennis

2. no-win

adjective. certain to end in failure and disappointment.

Antonyms

  • fortunate

3. win

verb. ['ˈwɪn'] win something through one's efforts.

Synonyms

  • cozen
  • get
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • opaque
  • clutter
  • convict
  • obfuscate

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. win

noun. ['ˈwɪn'] a victory (as in a race or other competition).

Synonyms

  • triumph
  • victory

Antonyms

  • break even
  • indistinct
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. win

verb. ['ˈwɪn'] obtain advantages, such as points, etc..

Synonyms

  • tally
  • score
  • gain
  • rack up
  • steal
  • pull ahead
  • advance
  • hit
  • get ahead
  • make headway

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • opacity

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. win

verb. ['ˈwɪn'] attain success or reach a desired goal.

Synonyms

  • arrive
  • nail
  • luck out
  • peg
  • pass
  • run
  • accomplish
  • pull off
  • act
  • nail down
  • work
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • attempt
  • get in
  • deliver the goods
  • bring home the bacon
  • go far
  • hit
  • negociate
  • pan out
  • succeed
  • carry off
  • hit the jackpot
  • make it
  • reach
  • manage
  • achieve
  • attain
  • try
  • bring off
  • come through

Antonyms

  • guilty
  • impure
  • cloudy
  • overcast

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. win

noun. ['ˈwɪn'] something won (especially money).

Synonyms

  • winnings
  • financial gain

Antonyms

  • unclear
  • ambiguous
  • obscurity

Etymology

  • winn (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • winnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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