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won 1

 (wŭn, wōn)
intr.v. wonned, won·ning, wons Archaic
To dwell or abide.

[Middle English wonen, from Old English wunian; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

won 2

 (wôn)
n. pl. won
See Table at currency.

[Korean won (loan translation of Japanese en, round coin, yen, using the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese character with which the Japanese word is written; see yen2), from Early Middle Chinese wian, round.]

won 3

 (wŭn)
v.
Past tense and past participle of win.

won

(wʌn)
vb
the past tense of win1

won

(wɒn)
n, pl won
1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of North Korea, divided into 100 chon
2. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of South Korea, divided into 100 chon
Also called: hwan
[Korean wån]

won

(wʌn; wʊn; wəʊn)
vb, wons, wonning or wonned
(intr) archaic to live or dwell
[Old English wunian to become accustomed to; related to win1]

won1

(wʌn)

v.
pt. and pp. of win.

won2

(wʌn, wʊn, woʊn)

v.i. wonned, won•ning. Archaic.
to dwell; abide; stay.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English wunian, c. Old Saxon wonōn, Old High German wonēn, Old Norse una to dwell, be content, Gothic *wunan, in unwunands distressed]

won3

(wɒn)

n., pl. won.
the basic monetary unit of North Korea and South Korea.
[1915–20; < Korean wǒn < Middle Chinese, = Chinese yuán yuan]

won


Past participle: wonned
Gerund: wonning

Imperative
won
won
Present
I won
you won
he/she/it wons
we won
you won
they won
Preterite
I wonned
you wonned
he/she/it wonned
we wonned
you wonned
they wonned
Present Continuous
I am wonning
you are wonning
he/she/it is wonning
we are wonning
you are wonning
they are wonning
Present Perfect
I have wonned
you have wonned
he/she/it has wonned
we have wonned
you have wonned
they have wonned
Past Continuous
I was wonning
you were wonning
he/she/it was wonning
we were wonning
you were wonning
they were wonning
Past Perfect
I had wonned
you had wonned
he/she/it had wonned
we had wonned
you had wonned
they had wonned
Future
I will won
you will won
he/she/it will won
we will won
you will won
they will won
Future Perfect
I will have wonned
you will have wonned
he/she/it will have wonned
we will have wonned
you will have wonned
they will have wonned
Future Continuous
I will be wonning
you will be wonning
he/she/it will be wonning
we will be wonning
you will be wonning
they will be wonning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wonning
you have been wonning
he/she/it has been wonning
we have been wonning
you have been wonning
they have been wonning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wonning
you will have been wonning
he/she/it will have been wonning
we will have been wonning
you will have been wonning
they will have been wonning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wonning
you had been wonning
he/she/it had been wonning
we had been wonning
you had been wonning
they had been wonning
Conditional
I would won
you would won
he/she/it would won
we would won
you would won
they would won
Past Conditional
I would have wonned
you would have wonned
he/she/it would have wonned
we would have wonned
you would have wonned
they would have wonned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.won - the basic unit of money in South Korea
South Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in South Korea
chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in South Korea
2.won - the basic unit of money in North Korea
North Korean monetary unit - monetary unit in North Korea
chon - 100 chon equal 1 won in North Korea
Adj.1.won - not subject to defeat; "with that move it's a won game"
lost - not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize"
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For instance, I have seen even fond mothers so far indulge their guileless, elegant daughters--misses of fifteen or sixteen--as to give them a few gold coins and teach them how to play; and though the young ladies may have won or have lost, they have invariably laughed, and departed as though they were well pleased.
But I have heard that the great-grandfather of Jikiza won the axe from him who held it in his day; he won it by fraud.
The important point is that, in his thirty-first year, after six seasons of untiring effort, Archibald went in for a championship, and won it.
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.
The dispositions cited above are not at all worse, but are even better, than previous dispositions by which he had won victories.
I won the toss and after examining the wicket decided to take first knock.
What completed everything, and won for me the title of "Prince of the Oyster Beds," was that I was a good fellow ashore with my money, buying drinks like a man.
Never mind, Dick," he said cheerfully, "you rode a fine race and the best horse won.
It was the freshness and the newness' of your beauty and you, the mystery of you, that won your man.
It was generally known in Middlemarch that a good deal of money was lost and won in this way; and the consequent repute of the Green Dragon as a place of dissipation naturally heightened in some quarters the temptation to go there.
DEAR MADAM: We have much pleasure in informing you that your charming story `Averil's Atonement' has won the prize of twenty-five dollars offered in our recent competition.
Phileas Fogg had won his wager of twenty thousand pounds!