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win·ner

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

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

(ˈwɪn ər)

n.
a person or thing that wins; victor.
[1325–75]
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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"
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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.)
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

winner

noun
1. One that wins a contest or competition:
2. One that conquers:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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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
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References in classic literature ?
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.
The war with Spain, many years' generous mint and watermelon crops, a few long-shot winners at the New Orleans race-track, and the brilliant banquets given by the Indiana and Kansas citizens who compose the North Carolina Society have made the South rather a "fad" in Manhattan.
A visit to the gaming-table--not as a heated, anxious venturer, but one whom it was quite a treat to see staking his two or three pieces in deference to the follies of society, and smiling with equal benevolence on winners and losers--made it late before he reached home.
The other replied that all his antagonist said was true, and that he did not choose to give him more than four reals because he very often gave him money; and that those who expected presents ought to be civil and take what is given them with a cheerful countenance, and not make any claim against winners unless they know them for certain to be sharpers and their winnings to be unfairly won; and that there could be no better proof that he himself was an honest man than his having refused to give anything; for sharpers always pay tribute to lookers-on who know them.
"He picked this dog as a winner. And now what can he do?
The first one that passes the place where the Princess sits shall be named the winner. Are you ready?"
At length the play came to an end, and Mr Isaac List rose the only winner. Mat and the landlord bore their losses with professional fortitude.
"The winner pays!" Daylight cried; as he sprang to his feet and led the way back into the Tivoli.
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.'
It was admitted that the medal contestants had practically narrowed down to three--Gilbert Blythe, Anne Shirley, and Lewis Wilson; the Avery scholarship was more doubtful, any one of a certain six being a possible winner. The bronze medal for mathematics was considered as good as won by a fat, funny little up-country boy with a bumpy forehead and a patched coat.
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. His excitement, his delight, and his tenderness for Frou-Frou grew keener and keener.