What does victory mean?

Definitions for victory
ˈvɪk tə ri, ˈvɪk trivic·to·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word victory.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. victory, triumph(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. victory(Noun)

    The state of having won a competition or battle.

  2. victory(Verb)

    To achieve a victory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victory(noun)

    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.]

Freebase

  1. Victory

    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

  1. victory

    A matter of staying-power.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. victory

    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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Mythology

  1. Victory

    (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).

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1804

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4158

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'victory' in Nouns Frequency: #748

How to pronounce victory?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say victory in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of victory in a Sentence

  1. Faysal Itani:

    An IS defeat in Kobani would quite visibly undermine the perception of unstoppable momentum and inevitable victory that IS managed to project, particularly after it captured Mosul.

  2. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The student who invades an administration building, roughs up a dean, rifles the files and issues 'non-negotiable demands' may have some of his demands met by a permissive university administration. But the greater his 'victory' the more he will have undermined the security of his own rights.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Victory is a good wine; defeat is a good university!

  4. Bill Sellars:

    This was the first time the Ottoman Empire recorded a major military victory against world powers for 150-odd years, the empire was in decline. The 18th of March marked a point where that tide at least briefly was stemmed.

  5. Supreme Court:

    This was a huge victory for the Louisiana clinic, or at least a huge defeat averted, but the chief justice's opinion is a chilling sign for the future of abortion rights.

Images & Illustrations of victory

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