Definitions for victory
ˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk trivic·to·ry
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word victory.
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"
The state of having won a competition or battle.
To achieve a victory
A Small Victory is the tenth track and the second single from Faith No Mores fourth studio album Angel Dust. It was released as a single on August 3, 1992, in Europe and 16 days later in Japan. The song was later remixed by Youth of Killing Joke. This remix was released on September 1, 1992, in Europe, and on October 29, 1992, in the US. It was their last single to chart in the Billboard Modern Rock charts, peaking at #11. It was one of their lowest charting singles in Australia, only making it to #84 on the ARIA Charts. When asked about the song's meaning, Mike Patton said:
Victory can be generally defined as the achievement of success or triumph in a struggle, competition, or conflict, often resulting in a favorable outcome. It signifies overcoming challenges, reaching a desired goal, or emerging as the winner or prevailing party in a specific context. Victory can be subjective and vary in different areas of life, such as sports, war, personal achievements, or even social or moral victories.
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
Etymology: [OE. victorie, OF. victorie, victoire, F. victoire, L. victoria. See Victor.]
Victory is the fourteenth album by The Jacksons, released on July 2, 1984 on Epic Records. It was the first and only album to include all six Jackson brothers together as an official group; also, it was the last album entirely recorded with lead singer Michael Jackson. The album sold over seven million copies worldwide, opening at number four on the US Billboard 200, selling 185,000 copies in first week sales. On October 30, 1984, the album was certified 2× Platinum by RIAA for the sales of over 2 million copies in the United States. Victory was supported by the Victory Tour, with lead singer Michael Jackson, who had recently released the world's all-time best-selling album, Thriller, prominently featured. Shortly after the tour ended, Michael and Marlon Jackson quit the group. Jermaine, Tito, Randy and Jackie Jackson continued on as the Jacksons, and releasing one more album, 1989's 2300 Jackson Street before splitting up.
The Roycroft Dictionary
A matter of staying-power.
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The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in contest; a gaining of the superiority in war, struggle, or combat; conquest; triumph.
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(Vic′tory). A goddess, the daughter of Styx and Acheron, generally represented as flying in the air holding out a wreath of laurel. Her Greek name is Nike (Nicē).
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Victory is ranked #12467 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Victory surname appeared 2,490 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Victory.
79.1% or 1,971 total occurrences were White.
9.2% or 230 total occurrences were Black.
3.5% or 88 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.4% or 87 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.4% or 61 total occurrences were Asian.
2.1% or 53 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1804
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4158
Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Nouns Frequency: #748
The numerical value of victory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of victory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
This victory isn't just my victory, it's a Pittsburgh victory.
.... You ask, What is our policy? I will say; "It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy." You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victory - victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
[The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.
If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight, even at the ruler's bidding.
Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.
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Translations for victory
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- فوز, نصر, انتصارArabic
- ظفر, зәфәр, галибијјәт, zəfər, qalibiyyət, غلبه, qələbə, гәләбәAzerbaijani
- victòriaCatalan, Valencian
- ظفر, پیروزیPersian
- victoire, la victoireFrench
- विजय, ज़फ़रHindi
- győzelem, diadalHungarian
- 勝ち, 勝利Japanese
- 승리, 勝利Korean
- zege, overwinningDutch
- sigerNorwegian Nynorsk
- pȍbeda, pȍbjeda, по̏беда, по̏бједаSerbo-Croatian
- galebe, zafer, muzafferiyet, galibiyet, utku, yengiTurkish
- ظفر, فتحUrdu
- thắng lợi, chiến thắngVietnamese
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