Definitions for victoryˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vic•to•ryˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri(n.)(pl.)-ries.
a triumph over an enemy in battle or war.
a success or superior position achieved against any opponent, opposition, difficulty, etc.:
a moral victory.
Origin of victory:
1275–1325; victorie < L victōria=victōr-, s. of victorvictor+-ia -y3
a successful ending of a struggle or contest
"a narrow victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
victory(noun)ˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk tri
her first victory over her main rival; the joy of victory
The state of having won a competition or battle.
To achieve a victory
the defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; -- the opposite of defeat
The Roycroft Dictionary
A matter of staying-power.
Translations for victory
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(a) defeat of an enemy or rival
Our team has had two defeats and eight victories; At last they experienced the joy of victory.
- vitóriaPortuguese (BR)
- der SiegGerman
- zafer, galibiyetTurkish
- 勝利Chinese (Trad.)
- فتح، کاميابيUrdu
- chiến thắngVietnamese
- 胜利Chinese (Simp.)
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