champion, champ, title-holder(noun)
someone who has won first place in a competition
champion, fighter, hero, paladin(noun)
someone who fights for a cause
supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend(noun)
a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
"all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz(adj)
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
holding first place in a contest
"a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"
protect or fight for as a champion
Someone who has been a winner in a contest.
Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest.
to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for
Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors.
Excellent; beyond compare.
(predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.
"That roller coaster was champion," laughed Vinny.
to furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as champion; to support or maintain; to protect
A champion is the victor in a challenge, contest or competition. There can be a territorial pyramid of championships, e.g. local, regional / provincial, state, national, continental and world championships, and even further divisions at one or more of these levels, as in soccer. Their champions can be accordingly styled, e.g. national champion, world champion. In certain disciplines, there are specific titles for champions, either descriptive, as the baspehlivan in Turkish oil wrestling, yokozuna in Japanese sumo wrestling; or copied from real life, such as the koenig and kaiser in traditional archery competitions in the Low Countries. ⁕In a broader sense, nearly any sort of competition can be considered a championship, and the winner of it a champion. Thus, there are championships for many non-sporting competitions such as spelling bees or wargames. In this context, it is used as a noun. An example would be, "Bianca is a CHAMPION". ⁕It is also possible to champion a cause. In an ideological sense, encompassing religion, a champion may be an evangelist, a visionary advocate who clears the field for the triumph of the idea. Or the champion may merely make a strong case for a new corporate division to a resistant board of directors. Such a champion may take on responsibility for publicizing the project and garnering funding. But in this case he or she is beyond a simple promoter. The word is thus used as a verb. An example is, "The fundraiser championed rights for everyone."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
cham′pi-un, n. one who fights in single combat for himself or for another: one who defends a cause: a successful combatant: in boxing, running, &c., one who has excelled all others: a hero:—fem. Cham′pioness.—adj. acting as champion, first: first-class.—v.t. (obs.) to challenge: to defend: to support.—n. Cham′pionship. [Fr.,—Low L. campio, campion-em—L. campus, a plain, a place for games.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The great champion of England, who at the coronation of the sovereign throws down his gauntlet, and defies all comers. Held at the coronations of George IV., William IV., and Victoria, by a naval officer, a middy in 1821.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3088
Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Nouns Frequency: #983
The numerical value of Champion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Champion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Champion in a Sentence
I can't tell you what it means to be a world champion, to win a World Cup, because obviously it hasn't really sunk in. ... I can't believe it. I am going to soak it up.
Is a professional boxer going to drop everything to go and fight in the Olympics ? Pros take three rounds to warm up. It's a different discipline, i wouldn't have thought anyone who's already been there, done it, been a world champion, wants to go back and jeopardize what they've already achieved.
I think Audley was a different animal, he was a lot older than me, he didn't hit and move, he didn't adapt, but he did well, he was an Olympic champion.
From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty.
I'm young, so I might as well stay on court and practise a little bit, it's the best, a five-set match. It is the first time Alexander Zverev has reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam and Alexander Zverev will face Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem, who beat Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-0 5-7 6-4. Nishikori took his only break point opportunity to claim the third set but Thiem, twice Roland Garros semi-finalist, regained control in the fourth. Former champion Novak Djokovic never looked in trouble as he booked a 12th quarter-final appearance in Paris with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco. French Open runner-up Madison Keys advanced to the last eight without dropping a set, defeating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4. Up next for Keys is Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, who upset 26th seed Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3. American Stephens sprinted past Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-2 6-0 to set up a potential semi-final meeting with Keys, whom Anett Kontaveit beat in last year's U.S. Open final. Highlights from day eight( all times GMT :. Play was suspended due to fading light, with Russian Daria Kasatkina leading 7-6( 5) 3-3 against second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki. Zverev's days of living dangerously go on. Roland Garros ready for' legendary' match against Zverev in Paris. Djokovic tames Verdasco to reach last eight. Italian Cecchinato upsets Goffin to reach last eight. American Stephens and Keys on collision course after overcoming French Open hump. Alexander Zverev rocks on by living on the edge. Keys enjoys Sunday stroll into French quarters. Djokovic douses Verdasco fire, unhappy with courts. Impressive Thiem downs Nishikori to set up Alexander Zverev clash. Serena and Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge. Impressive Putintseva stuns Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3 to reach Paris quarters. Italian Marco Cecchinato, who had never won a Grand Slam match before this week, beat eighth-seeded Belgian David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-0 6-3 to reach Grand Slam first major quarter-final. At world number 72, Marco Cecchinato becomes the lowest-ranked man to reach the last eight in Paris since Latvian Ernests Gulbis( ranked 80) in 2008. He will next face 2016 champion Novak Djokovic for a place in the final four.
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- подкрепям, отличен, шампио́н, поборник, защитавам, защитникBulgarian
- šampión, přeborník, mistrCzech
- champion, mester, førsteklasses, forfægte, mesterlig, forsvareDanish
- Meister, Sieger, Gewinner, ChampionGerman
- υπερασπιστής, υπερασπίζομαι, προασπίζω, υπέρμαχος, πρωταθλητήςGreek
- puolustaa, [[taistella]] [[joku, mestariFinnish
- champion, championner, championneFrench
- curadh, seaimpínIrish
- gaisgeachScottish Gaelic
- אלופה, אלוףHebrew
- juara, pemenangIndonesian
- campionessa, campioneItalian
- 擁護者, 優勝者, チャンピオンJapanese
- បុរសចើងឯក, នារីចើងឯកKhmer
- adversaria, adversarius, praeses, propugnatrix, propugnatorLatin
- voorvechten, eerste klasse, meesterlijk, voorvechter, kampioenDutch
- اتله, اتلPashto, Pushto
- campioană, campionRomanian
- победи́тельница, защи́тница, побо́рник, чемпио́нка, отста́ивать, побо́рница, чемпио́н, победи́тель, защища́ть, защи́тникRussian
- pobornik, pobednik, prvak, zagovornikSerbo-Croatian
- majster, šampión, preborníkSlovak
- kämpa för, mästare, vinnareSwedish
- quán quânVietnamese
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