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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.
References in classic literature ?
Victor pointed out a pathway that disappeared up a wild canyon, emerged on a steep bare lava slope, and thereafter appeared and disappeared, ever climbing, among the palms and flowers.
By mid-afternoon Victor went mad with drink, and wanted to fight everybody and everything.
Bennett's official abhorrence of the Scarlet Woman and all her ways was only equalled by his private respect for Father Victor.
We'll look first,' said Father Victor, leisurely rolling out poor Kimball O'Hara's 'ne varietur' parchment, his clearance-certificate, and Kim's baptismal certificate.
William de Wyvil and Stephen de Martival, the marshals of the field, were the first to offer their congratulations to the victor, praying him, at the same time, to suffer his helmet to be unlaced, or, at least, that he would raise his visor ere they conducted him to receive the prize of the day's tourney from the hands of Prince John.
In order to have some distraction, she asked leave to receive the visits of her nephew Victor.
While I was thus engaged, Ernest entered: he had heard me arrive, and hastened to welcome me: "Welcome, my dearest Victor," said he.
The said Victor was of course her own boy, born in the third year of our marriage: his Christian name had been given him in honour of M.
Victor was the younger son and brother--a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
And they thought, Victor - don't be angry - but I let them think it was some one else.
It is to the filial piety of Victor Lavalle that we owe the two volumes consecrated to the ground-life of his father, so full of the holy intimacies of the domestic hearth.
THE Sun and the North Wind disputed which was the more powerful, and agreed that he should be declared victor who could the sooner strip a traveller of his clothes.

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