to be the most successful in a competition, race, battle, etc.
to win at cards/chess, etc.
Which team won?
France won by six goals to two against Denmark.
to win an election/a game/a war, etc.
She loves to win an argument.
to get sth as the result of a competition, race, election, etc.
Britain won five gold medals.
He won £3 000 in the lottery.
How many states did the Republicans win?
The Conservatives won the seat from Labour in the last election.
You've won yourself a trip to New York.
to achieve or get sth that you want, especially by your own efforts
They are trying to win support for their proposals.
The company has won a contract to supply books and materials to schools.
She won the admiration of many people in her battle against cancer.
used to say that there is no acceptable way of dealing with a particular situation
used to express sympathy for sb who has been disappointed about sth
used to agree to what sb wants after you have failed to persuade them to do or let you do sth else
OK, you win, I'll admit I was wrong.
to win sth very easily
to make sb love you
whether you succeed or fail
Win or lose, we'll know we've done our best.
to be successful against sb/sth
Despite strong opposition, the ruling party carried the day.
to achieve fame or success
to get sb's support or approval by persuading them that you are right
She's against the idea but I'm sure I can win her over.
to get or have again sth/sb that you had before
The party is struggling to win back voters who have been alienated by recent scandals.
to be successful despite difficulties
It won't be easy but we'll win through in the end.
a victory in a game, contest, etc.
two wins and three defeats
They have not had a win so far this season.
France swept to a 6–2 win over Denmark.
a victory (as in a race or other competition)
- he was happy to get the win
something won (especially money)
be the winner in a contest or competition;be victorious
- He won the Gold Medal in skating
- Our home team won
- Win the game
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
近义词: gain,advance,pull ahead,make headway,get ahead,gain ground
win something through one's efforts
- I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese
- Gain an understanding of international finance
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
近义词: succeed,come through,bring home the bacon,deliver the goods