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Definitions of victory

  1. a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "the general always gets credit for his army's victory"; "the agreement was a triumph for common sense" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; - the opposite of defeat. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The defeat of an enemy in battle, or an opponent in a contest; triumph. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Success in a contest; a battle gained. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The overcoming of an enemy or of opposition or difficulty. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Conquest; superiority over an enemy; success in any contest; a triumph. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for victory

  1. And there would always be victory enough. – Victory by Lester del Rey
  2. But our Captain fought and won the battle for us, and we have only to hold on long enough, and victory is sure. – Catherine Booth A Sketch by Colonel Mildred Duff