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Won definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WON, pret. and pp. of win; as victories won.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: not subject to defeat; "with that move it's a won game" [ant: lost] n
1: the basic unit of money in South Korea [syn: South Korean won, won]
2: the basic unit of money in North Korea [syn: North Korean won, won]

Merriam Webster's

I. intransitive verb (wonned; wonning) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wunian more at wont Date: before 12th century archaic dwell 2a, abide 2 II. past and past participle of win III. noun (plural won) Etymology: Korean w?n Date: circa 1917 see money table

Oxford Reference Dictionary

past and past part. of WIN.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Win Win, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Won, Obs. Wan; p. pr. & vb. n. Winning.] [OE. winnen, AS. winnan to strive, labor, fight, endure; akin to OFries. winna, OS. winnan, D. winnen to win, gain, G. gewinnen, OHG. winnan to strive, struggle, Icel. vinna to labor, suffer, win, Dan. vinde to win, Sw. vinna, Goth. winnan to suffer, Skr. van to wish, get, gain, conquer. [root]138. Cf. Venerate, Winsome, Wish, Wont, a.] 1. To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country. ``This city for to win.'' --Chaucer. ``Who thus shall Canaan win.'' --Milton. Thy well-breathed horse Impels the flying car, and wins the course. --Dryden. 2. To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship. Thy virtue wan me; with virtue preserve me. --Sir P. Sidney. She is a woman; therefore to be won. --Shak. 3. To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury. 4. To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake. [Archaic] Even in the porch he him did win. --Spenser. And when the stony path began, By which the naked peak they wan, Up flew the snowy ptarmigan. --Sir W. Scott. 5. (Mining) To extract, as ore or coal. --Raymond. Syn: To gain; get; procure; earn. See Gain.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Won Won, imp. & p. p. of Win.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Won Won, v. i. [See 1st Wone.] To dwell or abide. [Obs. or Scot.] `` Where he wans in forest wild.'' --Milton. This land where I have woned thus long. --Spenser.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Won Won, n. Dwelling; wone. [Obs.] --Spenser.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Won is the past tense and past participle of win.


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