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Translation of "win" - English-Spanish dictionary

win

verb   /wɪn/ ( present participle winning, past tense and past participle won)
A2 to get the most points in a competition or game ganar Barcelona won the game 6–0.
A2 to get a prize in a game or competition ganar He won $500. She won a gold medal at the Olympics.
B1 to get the most votes in an election ganar Who do you think will win the election?
to be successful in a war, fight, or argument ganar This is a war that no one can win.
noun   /wɪn/
success or victory in a game or competition victoria The Jets have only had three wins this season.
(Definition of win from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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