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vic·tor

 (vĭk′tər)
n.
One who defeats an adversary; the winner in a fight, battle, contest, or struggle.

[Middle English, from Old French victeur, from Latin victor, from victus, past participle of vincere, to conquer; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

victor

(ˈvɪktə)
n
1. (Military)
a. a person, nation, etc, that has defeated an adversary in war, etc
b. (as modifier): the victor army.
2. the winner of any contest, conflict, or struggle
[C14: from Latin, from vincere to conquer]

Victor

(ˈvɪktə)
n
(Communications & Information) communications a code word for the letter v

vic•tor

(ˈvɪk tər)

n.
1. a person who has overcome or defeated an adversary; conqueror.
2. a winner in any struggle or contest.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin, =vic-, variant s. of vincere to conquer + -tor -tor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.victor - a combatant who is able to defeat rivalsvictor - a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper - someone who fights (or is fighting)
conqueror, vanquisher - someone who is victorious by force of arms
2.victor - the contestant who wins the contestvictor - the contestant who wins the contest
contestee - a winner (of a race or an election etc.) whose victory is contested
contestant - a person who participates in competitions
medalist, medallist - someone who has won a medal
upsetter - an unexpected winner; someone who defeats the favorite competitor
walloper - a winner by a wide margin

victor

noun winner, champion, conqueror, first, champ (informal), vanquisher, top dog (informal), prizewinner, conquering hero to the victor the spoils
failure, loser, also-ran, flop (informal), dud (informal), vanquished, saddo (Brit. slang)

victor

noun
1. One that conquers:
2. One that wins a contest or competition:
Translations
مُنْتَصِر
Viktorvítěz
sejrherreVictorvinder
Viktor
VihtoriVille
vainqueurVictor
sigurvegari
laimėjęslaimėtojasnugalėtojaspergalėpergalingas
uzvarētājs
VictorViktor
Viktor
Viktor

Victor

[ˈvɪktəʳ] NVíctor

victor

[ˈvɪktəʳ] N (in match, battle) → vencedor(a) m/f

victor

[ˈvɪktər] nvainqueur mVictoria Cross n (British)Croix f de Victoria

victor

nSieger(in) m(f)

victor

[ˈvɪktəʳ] n (in sport, battle) → vincitore/trice

victor

(ˈviktə) noun
the person who wins a battle or other contest.
vicˈtorious (-ˈtoː-) adjective
successful or winning. the victorious army; Which team was victorious?
vicˈtoriously adverb
ˈvictoryplural ˈvictories noun
(a) defeat of an enemy or rival. Our team has had two defeats and eight victories; At last they experienced the joy of victory.
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Haughty English, lively French, sober Germans, handsome Spaniards, ugly Russians, meek Jews, free-and-easy Americans, all drive, sit, or saunter here, chatting over the news, and criticzing the latest celebrity who has arrived--Ristori or Dickens, Victor Emmanuel or the Queen of the Sandwich Islands.
Victor was the younger son and brother--a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
But so decided an original start had Derick had, that spite of all their gallantry, he would have proved the victor in this race, had not a righteous judgment descended upon him in a crab which caught the blade of his midship oarsman.
But, said I, suppose the victor should decline to accept his spoil?
So, against expectation, my acquaintance was the victor.
yet not for those Nor what the Potent Victor in his rage Can else inflict do I repent or change, Though chang'd in outward lustre; that fixt mind And high disdain, from sence of injur'd merit, That with the mightiest rais'd me to contend, And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of Spirits arm'd That durst dislike his reign, and me preferring, His utmost power with adverse power oppos'd In dubious Battel on the Plains of Heav'n, And shook his throne.
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
Four times a year the youth of a certain district meet to show their proficiency in running and leaping, and other feats of strength and agility; where the victor is rewarded with a song in his or her praise.
Finally his bell sounded, and Victor came in softly with a cup of tea, and a pile of letters, on a small tray of old Sevres china, and drew back the olive-satin curtains, with their shimmering blue lining, that hung in front of the three tall windows.
It was arranged that whoever should first bring water out of a stream a long way off, should be the victor.
I have never been in the habit," said Don Quixote, "of taking spoil of those whom I vanquish, nor is it the practice of chivalry to take away their horses and leave them to go on foot, unless indeed it be that the victor have lost his own in the combat, in which case it is lawful to take that of the vanquished as a thing won in lawful war; therefore, Sancho, leave this horse, or ass, or whatever thou wilt have it to be; for when its owner sees us gone hence he will come back for it.
The central box contained the lean but pompous Sheriff, his bejeweled wife, and their daughter, a supercilious young woman enough, who, it was openly hinted, was hoping to receive the golden arrow from the victor and thus be crowned queen of the day.

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