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 win win

noun

  • () a victory (as in a race or other competition)  ( win )
    a victory (as in a race or other competition)
     he was happy to get the win
    he was happy to get the win
  • something won (especially money)  ( profits, win, winnings )
    something won (especially money)
  • verb

  • () be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious  ( win )
    be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious
     He won the Gold Medal in skating
    He won the Gold Medal in skating
     Our home team won
    Our home team won
     Win the game
    Win the game
  • () win something through one's efforts  ( acquire, gain, win )
    win something through one's efforts
     I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese
    I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese
     Gain an understanding of international finance
    Gain an understanding of international finance
     win someone's confidence and friendship
    win someone's confidence and friendship
  • () obtain advantages, such as points, etc.  ( gain ground, make headway, pull ahead, gain, win, advance, get ahead )
    obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
     The home team was gaining ground
    The home team was gaining ground
     After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference
    After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference
     win points
    win points
  • acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions  ( win, garner, earn )
    acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
     its beauty won Paris the name 'City of Lights'
    its beauty won Paris the name 'City of Lights'
  • attain success or reach a desired goal  ( bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, win, succeed )
    attain success or reach a desired goal
     The enterprise succeeded
    The enterprise succeeded
     We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
     she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
    she struggled to overcome her handicap and won


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