Crossword clues for won
- Ended up?
- Brought home the gold
- Took first
- See 55-Down
- Peso : Mexico :: ___ : Korea
- Be victorious
- Win something through one's efforts
- The basic unit of money in North Korea
- The basic unit of money in South Korea
- Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
- Be the winner in a contest or competition
- Finished first
- ___ ton soup
- Was successful
- Got the blue ribbon
- Was victorious
- What a victor has done
- ___ ton (Oriental dumpling)
- Wooed partner?
- Took the spoils
- Scored more runs
- Beat the house
- Emerged victorious
- Ton preceder
- Gained the favor of
- Got the laurel wreath
- Didn't just place
- Persuaded to marry
- Carried the day
- Got the gold
- Took the title
- Took the trophy
- Took the gold
- Wooed successfully
- With 35-Across, Kind of record
- Took top honors
- Came in first
- Hit the jackpot
- Took a seat?
- Wooed very well
- Korean money
- Took the cake
- Korean currency
- Took gold
- Took all the marbles
- With 49-Down, order at a Chinese restaurant
- Took the blue ribbon
- Took home the gold
- Like some hands and hearts
- Walked away with
- Came out on top
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Win \Win\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Won, Obs. Wan; p. pr. & vb. n. Winning.] [OE. winnen, AS. winnan to strive, labor, fight, endure; akin to OFries. winna, OS. winnan, D. winnen to win, gain, G. gewinnen, OHG. winnan to strive, struggle, Icel. vinna to labor, suffer, win, Dan. vinde to win, Sw. vinna, Goth. winnan to suffer, Skr. van to wish, get, gain, conquer. [root]138. Cf. Venerate, Winsome, Wish, Wont, a.]
To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country. ``This city for to win.''
--Chaucer. ``Who thus shall Canaan win.''
Thy well-breathed horse Impels the flying car, and wins the course.
To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
Thy virtue wan me; with virtue preserve me.
--Sir P. Sidney.
She is a woman; therefore to be won.
To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury.
To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
Even in the porch he him did win.
And when the stony path began, By which the naked peak they wan, Up flew the snowy ptarmigan.
--Sir W. Scott.
(Mining) To extract, as ore or coal.
Syn: To gain; get; procure; earn. See Gain.
Won \Won\, imp. & p. p. of Win.
Won \Won\, v. i. [See 1st Wone.]
To dwell or abide. [Obs. or Scot.] `` Where he wans in forest
This land where I have woned thus long.
Won \Won\, n.
Dwelling; wone. [Obs.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
past tense and past participle of win (v.).
Etymology 1 vb. (en-pastwin) Etymology 2
alt. 1 (label en archaic or obsolete regional) To live, remain. 2 (label en archaic or obsolete regional) To be accustomed to do something. vb. 1 (label en archaic or obsolete regional) To live, remain. 2 (label en archaic or obsolete regional) To be accustomed to do something. Etymology 3
n. The currency of Korea, making 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Kore
v. be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game" [ant: lose]
obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference" [syn: gain, advance, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground] [ant: fall back]
attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won" [syn: succeed, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods] [ant: fail]
Won is a Korean family name. As of the South Korean census of 2000, there were total of 120,465 people by this surname, or about .2% of the population. Of these, more than 99% used the hanja for their surname. However, a small number used the characters 袁 or 苑.
After having played the same material for three years, and wondering if new members should still be considered to keep As Friends Rust going, the band decided to record their first full-length album. Won is looked upon as their most mainstream album, and also the hardest to accept for older fans. However this album features some of As Friends Rust best written material, and was played live with much appreciation.
Won may refer to:
- The Korean won from 1902–1910:
- South Korean won, the currency of the Republic of Korea
- North Korean won, the currency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Won (surname)
- Won Buddhism, a specific form of Korean Buddhism
- Won (As Friends Rust album)
- Won (Pacewon album)
- Lugart Won, a fictional character
WON may refer to:
- WO-N - Warrant Officer of the Australian Navy
Western Outdoor News, a 'sportsmans weekly' publication based in California, USA
- WON Bass, a competitive bass fishing series of tournaments
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a professional wrestling dirtsheet written by Dave Meltzer
- World Ocean Network, an international non-profit association of organizations to promote the sustainable use of the oceans
- World Opponent Network, a former online gaming service
Usage examples of "won".
But his thought stayed not there, but carried him into the days when he was abiding in desire of the love that he won at last, and lost so speedily.
But, as it was, he ably supported the exposed flank that Johnston so skillfully attacked, won the battle, inflicted losses a good deal larger than his own, and gained his ulterior objective as well as if there had not been a fight at all.
He brought Darryl Adin to the regular poker game one evening, and Dare won, resoundingly.
Senor Archbishop Turpin, it is a great discredit to those of us called the Twelve Peers to do nothing more and allow the courtier knights victory in this tourney, when we, the knights who seek adventures, have won glory on the three previous days.
Sancho, that this adventure and those like it are adventures not of insulas but of crossroads, in which nothing is won but a broken head or a missing ear.
Politicians are so apt to take the line of least resistance, and when thousands of votes of small landowners are to be won through the advocacy of an exemption, exemptions there will be.
Notably so, when in a neck-to-neck dash with an express train, the aeroplane won out in a race to file the location papers of the mine at Monument Rocks.
He dwelt unnecessarily, I thought, on my prior loss to Makato and on the bout I had won by forfeit because Makato had incapacitated my Aikido adversary.
Montrose took counsel with the three men he most trusted, the earls of Crawford and Airlie, and his brother-in-law, old lord Napier, as to what should be their next step when the battle was won.
Again he won, and we went the length of the street, Runt wagering nineteen dollars alce on the first card for ten consecutive times without losing a bet.
The happy Alette won without trouble, perhaps even without much valuing it, a regard, an approval, which Susanna would have purchased with her life.
He smiled, noting how the countess said little to Alienor but won quick results.
The day before my departure, vexed at having lost my time and my amorous compliments, I made up my mind to steal that portrait--a slight compensation for not having won the original.
I did not leave this question unanswered, and continuing the amorous discourse with animation I won a sigh and a lovelorn glance.
Wi mi scanty, hard won meal, One thowt still shall mak me glad, Thankful that alone aw feel What it is to tew an' strive Just to keep a soul alive.