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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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