winner

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win·ner

 (wĭn′ər)
n.
One that wins, especially a victor in sports or a notably successful person.

winner

(ˈwɪnə)
n
1. a person or thing that wins
2. informal a person or thing that seems sure to win or succeed

win•ner

(ˈwɪn ər)

n.
a person or thing that wins; victor.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.winner - the contestant who wins the contestwinner - 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
also-ran, loser - a contestant who loses the contest
2.winner - a gambler who wins a betwinner - a gambler who wins a bet    
lottery winner, prize winner - the winner of a lottery
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
loser - a gambler who loses a bet
3.winner - a person with a record of successeswinner - a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
first lady - the leading woman in an art or profession
great - a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; "he is one of the greats of American music"
highflier, highflyer - a person of great ability and ambition
natural - someone regarded as certain to succeed; "he's a natural for the job"
sleeper - an unexpected achiever of success; "the winner was a true sleeper--no one expected him to get it"

winner

noun victor, first, champion, master, champ (informal), conqueror, vanquisher, prizewinner, conquering hero She will present the trophies to the winners.
loser, failure, flop (informal), underdog, also-ran, no-hoper (Austral. slang), dud (informal), lemon (slang), clinker (slang, chiefly U.S.), washout (informal), non-achiever, LZ (S.M.S.)

winner

noun
1. One that wins a contest or competition:
2. One that conquers:
Translations
فَائِزفائِز، رابِح
vítěz
vinder
voittaja
pobjednik
nyertes
sigurvegari
勝者ウィナー勝利者
승리자
nugalėtojas
zmagovalec
vinnare
ผู้ชนะ
kazanan/galip gelen kimsekazanma
người chiến thằng

winner

[ˈwɪnəʳ] N
1. (in race, competition) → vencedor(a) m/f, ganador(a) m/f; [of prize, lottery] → ganador(a) m/f
winner takes allel ganador se lo lleva todo
2. (Ftbl) (= goal) → gol m de la victoria, gol m decisivo
3. (fig)
3.1. (= sth successful) this record is a winner!¡este disco es un exitazo!
I think you're on to a winner therecreo que con esto tienes la ganancia asegurada
3.2. (= beneficiary) the winners will be the shareholderslos que saldrán ganando serán los accionistas

winner

[ˈwɪnər] n
[prize, race, competition] → gagnant(e) m/f
(= success) to be a winner (potentially)être un succès en puissance; (actually)être un succès
They think the appeal is a winner → Ils pensent que l'appel est un succès en puissance.winner's enclosure n (at race course)tribune f du gagnant

winner

n (in race, competition) → Sieger(in) m(f); (of bet, pools etc)Gewinner(in) m(f); (= card)Gewinnkarte f; (Tennis etc: = shot) → Treffer m; (inf: = sth successful) → Renner m (inf), → (Verkaufs)schlager m; to be onto a winner (inf)das große Los gezogen haben (inf)

winner

[ˈwɪnəʳ] n (gen) → vincitore/trice
to pick a winner (horse) → scegliere il cavallo vincente (gen) → fare un affare
it's a winner! (fam) → è un successone! (likely to be a success) → è un successo garantito!

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.

winner

فَائِز vítěz vinder Gewinner νικητής ganador voittaja gagnant pobjednik vincitore 勝者 승리자 winnaar vinner zwycięzca vencedor победитель vinnare ผู้ชนะ kazanma người chiến thằng 优胜者
References in classic literature ?
The first one that passes the place where the Princess sits shall be named the winner.
Then the Tin Woodman cut a straight and strong limb from a tree with his gleaming axe and made a new leg and a new ear for the Sawhorse; and when they had been securely fastened in place Princess Ozma took the coronet from her own head and placed it upon that of the winner of the race.
Between them sat her grandfather, looking intently at the winner with a kind of hungry admiration, and hanging upon his words as if he were some superior being.
High above his head, the winner held the roll of paper containing the twenty-five silver dollars.
The King replied, 'Then both your heads must be staked, and your head and his must be guaranteed for the winner.
Vronsky was at the head of the race, just as he wanted to be and as Cord had advised, and now he felt sure of being the winner.
What is to be done," said Sancho, "is this; you, the winner, be you good, bad, or indifferent, give this assailant of yours a hundred reals at once, and you must disburse thirty more for the poor prisoners; and you who have neither profession nor property, and hang about the island in idleness, take these hundred reals now, and some time of the day to-morrow quit the island under sentence of banishment for ten years, and under pain of completing it in another life if you violate the sentence, for I'll hang you on a gibbet, or at least the hangman will by my orders; not a word from either of you, or I'll make him feel my hand.
The third target was to be removed yet farther, until the winner was proved.
The winners in the various contests of the day would be pitted against each other until only two remained alive; the victor in the last encounter being set free, whether animal or man.
In case of win, CSS will play as part of Group B in the pool phase, together with the winner of FUS Rabat (Morocco) v Supersport (South Africa), Zanaco (Zambia) v Enyimba (Nigeria) and Haras El Houdoud (Egypt) v Gaborone (Botswana).
Linnaea Brophy, was the winner of the MTNA Junior String Competition, sponsored by Yamaha Corporation of America--Orchestral Strings Department.
Cook are authors of The Winner Take-All Society: How More and More Americans Compete for Fewer and Bigger Prizes, Encouraging Economic Waste, Income Inequality, and an Impoverished Cultural Life (1995, The Free Press).