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.]

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

How to pronounce winning?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You can’t get the taste of winning in a running competition with a turtle!

  2. Hazel Elder:

    JOHNNY WAS THE MAN There was a man named Johnny. Who shared with me his true love story. I learned so much from that wise old man. I am out to sing his final glory! Johnny lived to a ripe old age and live by a daily poker winning plan. With an iron fist, his family he did rule! Together they worked hand in hand in that poker playing land. Johnny was the champion, he was the world's best! It was proven day after day, world wide over. Into the eyes of some wicked men he met. His childhood friends and partners for sure on Johnny they would bet. If he ever needed backing. Funds would always be in abundance. For everyone knew. Johnny was always good, loyal, and true. He loved and played poker and was the first in that hall of fame. When he died people forgot about that old man Johnny. But, I will never forget the man who loved and ruled the tables and made Poker the game it is today!

  3. Adlai Ewing Stevenson:

    More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test.

  4. Australian Scott:

    I also know from speaking to Jordan, and reading his comments after winning in Sydney last year, he appreciates the history of the The Australian Open, that 63 was spectacular and in my view it was probably the best final round of golf I saw anywhere last year.

  5. Ross Perot:

    Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.

Images & Illustrations of winning

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