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Dictionary definition for: Win

1. (n) a victory (as in a race or other competition) "he was happy to get the win"

2. (v) be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating" "Our home team won" "Win the game"

3. (n) something won (especially money)

4. (v) win something through one''s efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese" "Gain an understanding of international finance"

5. (v) 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"

6. (v) 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"

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