What does Winning mean?

Definitions for Winning
ˈwɪn ɪŋWin·ning

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. winningadjective

    succeeding with great difficulty

    "winning is not everything"

  2. victorious, winningadjective

    having won

    "the victorious entry"; "the winning team"

  3. fetching, taking, winningadjective

    very attractive; capturing interest

    "a fetching new hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his manner"; "a winning personality"


  1. winningadjective

    That constitutes a win.

  2. winningadjective

    That leads to success.

    a winning formula, strategy, etc.

  3. winningadjective


    a winning smile

Webster Dictionary

  1. Winning

    of Win

  2. Winningadjective

    attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address

  3. Winningnoun

    the act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition

  4. Winningnoun

    the money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; -- usually in the plural

  5. Winningnoun

    a new opening

  6. Winningnoun

    the portion of a coal field out for working


  1. Winning

    Winning is a 1969 American motion picture starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. A number of racecar drivers and people associated with racing appear in the film, including Bobby Unser, Tony Hulman, Bobby Grim, Dan Gurney, Roger McCluskey, and Bruce Walkup.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Winning

    win′ing, adj. and n.n. Win′ner.—adv. Win′ningly. [Win.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Winning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3164

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Winning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4001

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Winning in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Winning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Winning in a Sentence

  1. Frank Vogel:

    Despite a difficult situation and a lot of losses, everyone has really stayed positive, believing in one another and believing in what we do, even though we've had losses at the rate we have, where we are used to winning at a much higher rate, it's easy (for the team) to separate and it's easy to crack but we haven't done that and that's most impressive.

  2. Kaitlin Hurley:

    It was me against the world and the world was winning. The pursuit of my degree and going home to see my family was all that kept me going, and sometimes not even that was enough.

  3. Brian France:

    You know about his winning in business and success. I'm gonna tell you, he wins with his family, that's how I judge a winner.

  4. Christina Aguilera:

    It became something that I didn't feel was what I had signed up for in season one, you realize it’s not about music. It’s about making good TV moments and massaging a story. The GRAMMY-winning singer says she felt restricted during her time on the show.

  5. Anita Hill:

    This doesn't preclude Solis Doyle from running. This doesn't preclude Solis Doyle from winning, i think Solis Doyle just needs to be very direct and forthright about Solis Doyle apology.

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