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Definition win

Etymology 1

From Middle English winnen, from Old English winnan (“to labour, swink, toil, trouble oneself; resist, oppose, contradict; fight, strive, struggle, rage; endure”) (compare Old English ġewinnan (“conquer, obtain, gain; endure, bear, suffer; be ill”)), from Proto-Germanic *winnaną (“to swink, labour, win, gain, fight”), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (“to strive, wish, desire, love”). Cognate with Low German winnen, Dutch winnen, German gewinnen, Norwegian Bokmål vinne, Norwegian Nynorsk and Swedish vinna.

Verb

win (third-person singular simple present wins, present participle winning, simple past and past participle won)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To conquer, defeat.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To reach some destination or object, despite difficulty or toil (now usually intransitive, with preposition or locative adverb).
  3. (transitive) To triumph or achieve victory in (a game, a war, etc.).
  4. (transitive) To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
  5. (transitive) To obtain (someone) by wooing; to make an ally or friend of (frequently with over).
  6. (intransitive) To achieve victory.
  7. (transitive) To obtain (something desired).
  8. (transitive) To cause a victory for someone.
  9. (transitive, mining) To extract (ore, coal, etc.).

Etymology 2

From Middle English winn, winne, from Old English winn (“toil, labor, trouble, hardship; profit, gain; conflict, strife, war”), from Proto-Germanic *winną (“labour, struggle, fight”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, desire, wish, love”). Cognate with German Gewinn (“profit, gain”), Dutch gewin (“profit, gain”).

Noun

win (plural wins)

  1. An individual victory.
  2. (slang) A feat carried out successfully; a victorious achievement.
  3. (obsolete) Gain; profit; income.
  4. (obsolete) Wealth; goods owned.

Etymology 3

From Middle English winne, wunne, from Old English wynn (“joy, rapture, pleasure, delight, gladness”), from Proto-Germanic *wunjō (“joy, delight, pleasure, lust”), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (“to strive, wish, desire, love”). Cognate with German Wonne (“bliss, joy, delight”), archaic Dutch wonne (“joy”), Danish ynde (“grace”), Icelandic yndi (“delight”).

Noun

win (plural wins)

  1. (Scotland) Pleasure; joy; delight.

Etymology 4

From wind.

Verb

win

  1. (transitive, Scotland) To dry by exposure to the wind.


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