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1 win /ˈwɪn/ verb
wins; won /ˈwʌn/ ; winning
1 win
/ˈwɪn/
verb
wins; won /ˈwʌn/ ; winning
Learner's definition of WIN
: to achieve victory in a fight, contest, game, etc.
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to get (something, such as a prize) by achieving victory in a fight, contest, game, etc.
[+ object] : to get (something) by effort
[+ object] : to persuade (someone) to like you or to choose you

can't win

informal
used to say that success is not possible for someone in a particular situation

win or lose

: whether you succeed or fail

win out

[phrasal verb] also British win through
: to achieve victory or success after dealing with many difficulties

win over

[phrasal verb]
win (someone) over
: to persuade (someone) to accept and support something (such as an idea) after opposing it
2 win /ˈwɪn/ noun
plural wins
2 win
/ˈwɪn/
noun
plural wins
Learner's definition of WIN
[count]
: an act of achieving victory especially in a game or contest : victory
opposite loss
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