HyperDic: victory

English > 1 sense of the word victory:
NOUNeventvictory, triumpha successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
victory > pronunciation
Soundsvih'kteriy; vih'ktriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > victory: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest.
Examples
  • "a narrow victory"
  • "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"
  • "clinched a victory"
  • "convincing victory"
Synonymtriumph
NarrowerPyrrhic victoryA victory that is won by incurring terrible losses
checkmatecomplete victory
fall, pinWhen a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
independenceThe successful ending of the American Revolution
landslideAn overwhelming electoral victory
last laughultimate success achieved after a near failure (inspired by the saying 'he laughs best who laughs last')
runaway, blowout, romp, laugher, shoo-in, walkawayAn easy victory
service breakA tennis game won on the opponent's service
slam, sweepwinning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
walk-in, waltzAn assured victory (especially in an election)
winA victory (as in a race or other competition)
Broaderending, conclusion, finishevent whose occurrence ends something
successAn event that accomplishes its intended purpose
Oppositedefeat, lickingAn unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest / contest
Spanishéxito, triunfo, victoria
Catalanvictòria
Adjectivesvictorioushaving won
victoriousexperiencing triumph

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