British Dictionary definitions for win win 1 verb wins, winning or angel eau de parfum gift set won (intr) to achieve first place in a competition (tr) to gain or receive (a prize, first place, etc) in a competition (tr) to succeed in or gain (something) with an effortwe won recognition.
There he stuck, and it stood to reason that he could not win.
To obtain (ore, coal, etc.).
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To be successful in (a game, battle, etc.).
To succeed in reaching (a place, condition, etc.
It was almost impossible to win their confidence, or to get information from them.
Old English winn "labor, strife, conflict from the source of win (v.).