What is win?

Some articles on win:

1969 In Sports - Cricket
... February 20 - Australia defeat the West Indies at Sydney in the Fifth Test Match to win the series 3-1 March 8 Rioting stops the final match of England's tour of Pakistan on the third day ... England defeat the West Indies at Headingley in the Third Test Match to win the series 2-0 August 26 - England defeat New Zealand at The Oval in the Third ...
30th Academy Awards
... Joanne Woodward's win for Best Actress for her triple role as Eve White, Eve Black and Jane in The Three Faces of Eve marked the film as the last film to win Best Actress without being nominated for other awards ... for the most nominations without a single win (9) with The Little Foxes ... when The Turning Point got 11 nominations without a win, which has not been broken since, though The Color Purple subsequently tied the record ...
1983 In Sports - American Football
... football coach Super Bowl XVII – The Washington Redskins win their first Super Bowl title, and first NFL title since 1942, 27-17 over the Miami Dolphins ... The Miami Hurricanes win their first national championship over the Nebraska Cornhuskers 31-30 in the Orange Bowl ... Michigan Panthers win United States Football League Championship, 24-22 over Philadelphia Stars October 31 – death of George Halas, Chicago Bears founder and coach ...
Cree Language - Names
... Endonyms are Nēhiyawēwin ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ (Plains Cree), Nīhithawīwin (Woods Cree), Nēhinawēwin and Nehirâmowin (Atikamekw), Nehilawewin (Western Montagnais, Piyekwâkamî dialect ...
1951 In Sports - Baseball
... the World, to give the Giants a 5–4 win over the Brooklyn Dodgers for the National League title ... World Series – The New York Yankees win 4 games to 2 over the New York Giants ... Japan Series – The Yomiuri Giants win 4 games to 2 over the Nankai Hawks ...

More definitions of "win":

  • (noun): A victory (as in a race or other competition).
    Example: "He was happy to get the win"
  • (verb): Be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious.
    Example: "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game"
  • (verb): Win something through one's efforts.
    Synonyms: acquire, gain

Famous quotes containing the word win:

    If the issue doesn’t matter a whole lot, just drop it. You don’t have to win every fight ... and you will not have lost any of your authority by giving in when it doesn’t matter very much.
    Lawrence Balter (20th century)

    You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
    John Ruskin (1819–1900)

    Will, when speaking well can’t win her,
    Saying nothing do’t?
    Prithee, why so mute?
    Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)