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Definitions for won
wʌn, wʊn, woʊnwon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. South Korean won, wonnoun

    the basic unit of money in South Korea

  2. North Korean won, wonadjective

    the basic unit of money in North Korea

  3. wonadjective

    not subject to defeat

    "with that move it's a won game"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wonnoun

    Dwelling; habitation. Obsolete.

    Etymology: from the verb.

    What secret place, quoth he, can safely hold
    So huge a mass, and hid from heaven’s eye;
    Or where hast thou thy won, that so much gold
    Thou can’st preserve from wrong and robbery. Fairy Queen.

  2. Wonthe preterite and participle passive of win.

    All these the Parthian,
    From the luxurious kings of Antioch won. John Milton.

    Against myself I victorious have won,
    And by my fatal absence am undone. Dryden.

    My mother is won over to my side, but dares not mention me to my father, for fear of provoking him. Joseph Addison, Spectat.

  3. To Wonverb

    To dwell; to live; to have abode. Not in use.

    Etymology: wunian , Saxon; wonen, German.

    Him fortuned
    To come where vile Arcasia does wonn. Fairy Queen.

    Out of the ground uprose
    As from his lair, the wild beast where he wons
    In forest wild. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    A people near the northern pole that won;
    Whom Ireland sent from loughes and forests hore. Edward Fairfax.


  1. won

    To achieve first place or victory in a competition, contest, conflict, or struggle; to succeed in gaining a desired objective or prize.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Won

    of Win

  2. Won

    imp. & p. p. of Win

  3. Wonverb

    to dwell or abide

  4. Wonnoun

    dwelling; wone

  5. Etymology: [See 1st Wone.]


  1. Won

    'Won' is Pacewon's debut solo album. Pacewon is a founding member of the rap group The Outsidaz and was on their first and only two albums. The album is produced by Wyclef Jean, of the rap group The Fugees, which Pacewon has worked with. The other producers are Jerry Duplessis and Ski. The album includes 21 songs and features seven guest stars. The featured rappers are Young Zee of the Outsidaz, Wyclef Jean of The Fugees, Azz Izz, Kurupt, Melanie Blatt, Richie Thumbs, and Rah Digga also of the Outsidaz.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Won

    wun, v.i. to dwell: to abide: to be accustomed.—n. a dwelling: an abode.—n. Won′ing, dwelling. [A.S. wunian, Dut. wonen, Ger. wohnen, to dwell.]

  2. Won

    wun, pa.t. and pa.p. of win.

Suggested Resources

  1. WON

    What does WON stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the WON acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WON

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Won is ranked #7702 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Won surname appeared 4,309 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Won.

    92% or 3,968 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.3% or 143 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.9% or 129 total occurrences were White.
    1% or 47 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.5% or 22 total occurrences were Black.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'won' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #846

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'won' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1111

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of won in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of won in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of won in a Sentence

  1. Jordan Taylor:

    Kamui Kobayashi, once a Formula 1 driver and member of Taylors winning team last year, was spectacular and the Japanese driver closed the final three hours to beat No. 77 Mazda Team Joest by more than a minute. The Cadillac was the only car on the lead lap for long stretches of the race. Jordan Taylor, who finished fourth in the Le Mans class, couldnt even remember the last time a Wayne Taylor Racing car won a race without a Taylor in the cockpit. Jordan Taylor first guessed 2004, then amended Jordan Taylor answer to 2008. I think since 2013 we went only one year without finishing on the podium, its an incredible team, an incredible victory, a lot of good guys on the team who are like family. Jordan Taylor stoically watched from the Team Penske pits. I couldnt show too much excitement in our pits, Jordan Taylor said. But very happy for my dad and the whole team. They really deserved it, they were dominant. The race had a record 833 laps, breaking the mark of 808 set two seasons ago. Jordan Taylor now has two wins as a driver one when Jordan Taylor drove for Wayne Taylor Racing and four as a team owner. DragonSpeed USA won the Le Mans Prototype 2 class. BMW Team RLL won the Le Mans class for the second consecutive year. Paul Miller Racing won the GT Daytona Beach class, the slowest but stacked division that had 18 entries including the Aim Vasser Sullivan Lexus RC F GT3 with Kyle Busch. Kyle Busch was really good in Kyle Busch first endurance race, but the team had its share of struggles with attrition and was never a contender. Still, Kyle Busch said hed be interested in a return to sports car racing, especially if Toyota or Lexus moves up to the prototype class, because hed like a shot at racing for the overall win. Hopefully there is some things that Toyotas got up their sleeve as to what kind of class they want to participate in and what kind of cars they want to run over here in the next few years, Kyle Busch said. I would certainly be, Scott Dixon know, all hands on deck to put my hands up to get ready to go for a DP overall win. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP New regulations reached for 2022 earlier this weekend would make IMSAs prototype class eligible for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, another race Busch could potentially elbow into in the future. Toyota Racing Development President David Wilson said the manufacturer has no current plans to move up in class with Lexus or enter prototypes with Toyota. We are very happy racing in the GTD Series and we intend to continue as we still have races and championships to win, Development President David Wilson said. We would not rule it out in the future, but at the present time we have no plans to participate. Kyle Busch was highly praised by Kyle Busch teammates, as well as team co-owner Jimmy Vasser, who said not one person in the organization had an issue with the temperamental driver. Kyle Busch impressed. I am not sure why we should be impressed. Hes a NASCAR champion. Hes won more NASCAR races in the modern day than anybody, but it takes a lot of confidence and guts to jump into a discipline that hed never really done before and he did it with ease.

  2. Danny DeVito:

    There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull How do you hang on to someone who won't stay And how do you get rid of someone who won't go

  3. A. Whitney Griswold:

    Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We won the evangelicals, we won with young. With won with old. We won with highly educated. We won with poorly educated. I love the poorly educated.

  5. John Wayne:

    "I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from the." The shootist.

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    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
    • A. elan
    • B. canopy
    • C. conveyance
    • D. mitre

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