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Translation of "win" - English-Spanish dictionary

win

verb /win/ ( present participle winning, past tense, past participle won /wan/)
to obtain (a victory) in a contest; to succeed in coming first in (a contest), usually by one’s own efforts ganar He won a convincing victory in the election Who won the war/match? He won the bet He won (the race) in a fast time / by a clear five metres. to obtain (a prize) in a competition etc, usually by luck ganar to win first prize I won $5 in the crossword competition. to obtain by one’s own efforts ganar(se) He won her respect over a number of years. winner noun ganador, vencedor a lottery winner. winning adjective victorious or successful ganador, vencedor, premiado the winning candidate. attractive or charming encantador, cautivador, irresistible a winning smile. winning post noun in horse-racing, a post marking the place where a race finishes. meta win over phrasal verb to succeed in gaining the support and sympathy of convencer, persuadir, atraer, captar, ganarse At first he refused to help us but we finally won him over. win the day to gain a victory; to be successful llevarse la palma The home team eventually won the day. win through phrasal verb to succeed in getting (to a place, the next stage etc) conseguir triunfar It will be a struggle, but we’ll win through in the end.
(Definition of win from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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