What does winning mean?

Definitions for winning
ˈwɪn ɪŋwin·ning

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

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"

Wiktionary

  1. winningadjective

    That constitutes a win.

  2. winningadjective

    That leads to success.

    a winning formula, strategy, etc.

  3. winningadjective

    Attractive.

    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

Freebase

  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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. winningadjective

    Gaming Machines; If a machine or entity knows the quantum of your bet, and that machine or entity makes a payment to you under the heading of a win it is only true if the payment is greater than the wager.

    Gaming Machines; If a machine or entity knows the quantum of your bet, and that machine or entity makes a payment to you under the heading of a "win" it is only true if the payment is greater than the wager. EG; You win $20, however you bet $60 the machine or entity cannot pass of the $20 payment as a "win" when your net position is down by $40 or your Net position remains the same.

    Submitted by swroyce on April 4, 2022  

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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Numerology

  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. Daniel Weiner and John Martin:

    The limit is a straightforward anti-corruption measure, instead of being independent from donors, a winning candidate -- now an elected official -- is raising money that will go directly into the official's own pocket.

  2. Blake MacDiarmid:

    Train your super PACs and your messaging on Rubio and keep him from getting up and winning, if you give him a little bit of Gatorade, the guy can make it happen.

  3. Mary Ziegler:

    It'll just show that the legacy of conservative presidents and the courts -- and the fact that progressives, even while they've done well winning the popular vote, have not done well in shaping Supreme Court -- that can put real obstacles in the way of what progressive presidents like Biden want to do.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    If team USA was as fearful as Trump, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles would be cowering in the locker room, afraid to come out to compete, instead, they're winning gold medals. America isn't afraid to compete.

  5. President Donald Trump:

    This Easter will be much different than others because in many cases we'll be separated -- physically only -- from our churches. We won't be there sitting next to each other, which we'd like to be. And soon, we'll be again, but we're winning the battle. We're winning the war.

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