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win over

vb
(tr, adverb) to gain the support or consent of (someone). Also: win round
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.win over - make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm; "You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"
disarm - make less hostile; win over; "Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"

win

verb
1. To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort:
Informal: rate.
2. To obtain possession or control of:
Slang: cop.
3. To come into possession of:
Informal: land, pick up.
4. To receive, as wages, for one's labor:
Informal: pull down.
Idioms: earn a living, earn one's keep.
phrasal verb
win over
To cause (another) to believe or feel sure about something:
noun
The act of conquering:
Translations
få over på sin side
megnyer magának
sannfæra
desteğini kazanmak

w>win over

vt sepfür sich gewinnen; it is hard to win him over or roundes ist schwer, ihn für uns or für unsere Seite zu gewinnen; his speech won over or round all the government’s criticsmit seiner Rede hat er alle Kritiker der Regierung für sich gewonnen; to win somebody over to Catholicism/one’s own way of thinkingjdn zum Katholizismus/zur eigenen Denkungsart bekehren; to win somebody over to a planjdn für einen Plan gewinnen

win

(win) present participle ˈwinning: past tense, past participle won (wan) verb
1. to obtain (a victory) in a contest; to succeed in coming first in (a contest), usually by one's own efforts. He won a fine 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.
2. to obtain (a prize) in a competition etc, usually by luck. to win first prize; I won $5 in the crossword competition.
3. to obtain by one's own efforts. He won her respect over a number of years.
noun
a victory or success. She's had two wins in four races.
ˈwinner noun
ˈwinning adjective
1. victorious or successful. the winning candidate.
2. attractive or charming. a winning smile.
ˈwinning-post noun
in horse-racing, a post marking the place where a race finishes.
win over
to succeed in gaining the support and sympathy of. At first he refused to help us but we finally won him over.
win the day
to gain a victory; to be successful.
win through
to succeed in getting (to a place, the next stage etc). It will be a struggle, but we'll win through in the end.
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