winning

  • 1 winning — UK US /ˈwɪnɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] ► that is successful in achieving or getting something that others also wanted: »The winning bid for the insurance company was announced yesterday. »winning design/formula/strategy »winning… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Winning — Win ning, a. Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address. Each mild and winning note. Keble. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Winning — Win ning, n. 1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition. [1913 Webster] 2. The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; usually in the plural. [1913 Webster] Ye seek land and sea for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 winning — / winsome [adj1] attractive, charming acceptable, adorable, agreeable, alluring, amiable, bewitching, captivating, cute, delectable, delightful, disarming, enchanting, endearing, engaging, fascinating, fetching, gratifying, lovable, lovely,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 Winning — Winning. См. Извлечение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 6 Winning — Winning, 1) Christian Ludwig von W., geb. 1736 zu Lichtenau in der Neumark, trat 1748 ins Berliner Cadettencorps, wohnte dem Siebenjährigen Kriege bei, wurde 1781 Major, 1790 Oberstlieutenant, 1791 Oberst, 1798 Generalmajor u. 1805… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 winning — index popular, prevailing (having superior force), prize, sapid, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 winning — (win) win·ning || wɪnɪŋ v. be victorious; gain; obtain; arrive with great effort; succeed; acquire; convince; gain trust (or approval, favor, etc.) win·ning || wɪnɪŋ n. victory; gaining, earning; profit; opening to a coal mine adj.… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 winning — adj *sweet, engaging, winsome, dulcet Analogous words: charming, alluring, captivating, enchanting, bewitch ing, attractive (see under ATTRACT vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 winning — ► ADJECTIVE 1) gaining, resulting in, or relating to victory. 2) attractive; endearing. ► NOUN (winnings) ▪ money won, especially by gambling. DERIVATIVES winningly adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 winning — [win′iŋ] adj. 1. that wins; victorious 2. attractive; charming n. 1. the action of a person that wins; victory 2. [pl.] something won, esp. money 3. a shaft, bed, etc. in a coal mine, opened for mining winningly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 Winning — Thomas Joseph Kardinal Winning (* 3. Juni 1925 in Wishaw, Schottland; † 17. Juni 2001 in Glasgow) war Erzbischof von Glasgow. Leben Thomas Joseph Winning studierte Katholische Theologie und Philosophie in Aberdeen, Glasgow und Rom und wurde in… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 winning — win|ning [ˈwınıŋ] adj [only before noun] 1.) the winning person or thing is the one that wins or makes you win a competition or game ▪ the winning team ▪ The winning design came from an architect in Glasgow. ▪ Beckham scored the winning goal. 2.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 winning — [[t]wɪ̱nɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: ADJ n You can use winning to describe a person or thing that wins something such as a competition, game, or election. The leader of the winning party took her oath of office as prime minister... Hill has never been on… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 winning — win|ning [ wınıŋ ] adjective only before noun ** 1. ) used about things that make someone attractive or successful: a winning smile The company s winning formula includes excellent service and reliable products. 2. ) used about the winner of a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 winning */*/ — UK [ˈwɪnɪŋ] / US adjective [only before noun] 1) a) used about the winner of a race, competition, or prize the winning team b) used about something that someone does to win a race, competition, or prize the winning goal/shot/point Winning entries …

    English dictionary

  • 17 winning — adj. & n. adj. 1 having or bringing victory or an advantage (the winning entry; a winning stroke). 2 attractive, persuasive (a winning smile; winning ways). n. (in pl.) money won esp. in betting etc. Phrases and idioms: winning post a post… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 winning — I. noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of one that wins ; victory 2. something won: as a. a captured territory ; conquest b. money won by success in a game or competition usually used in plural II. adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 Winning — Virages (film, 1969) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Virages. Virages (Winning) est un film américain réalisé par James Goldstone, sorti en 1969 …

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  • 20 winning — winningly, adv. winningness, n. /win ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that wins. 2. Usually, winnings. something that is won, esp. money. 3. Mining. a. any opening by which coal is being or has been extracted. b. a bed of coal ready for… …

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