win1 /wɪn/ ●●● S1 W1 verb (past tensepst and past participlepp won /wʌn/, present participle winning) 1 competition/race 竞争/比赛 [intransitiveI, transitiveT]WIN to be the best or most successful in a competition, game, election etc 〔在竞赛、游戏、选举等中〕获胜，赢 OPP lose win a race/a game/an election etc Who do you think will win the next election?
He won the Tour de France last year.
win a war/battle the young pilots who won the Battle of Britain
Who’s winning (=who is most successful at this point in the game)?
win at I never win at cards.
win by 10 points/70 metres etc We won by just one point.
2 prize 奖（品） [transitiveT]GETWIN to get something as a prize for winning in a competition or game 赢得，获得〔奖品等〕 How does it feel to have won the gold medal?
She won £160 on the lottery.
win something for somebody the man who helped win the Cup for Arsenal
3 get/achieve 取得/获得 [transitiveT]GET to get something that you want because of your efforts or abilities 〔经努力或凭能力〕获得，取得〔某物〕 SYN gain win somebody’s approval/support/trust etc The proposal has won the approval of the city council.
Kramer has certainly won the respect of his peers.
win somebody’s heart (=make them love you or feel sympathy for you) 赢得某人的心
The company has won a contract to build a new power plant outside Houston.
win something from somebody Davis hopes to win financial backing from a London investment firm.
4 make SB win STH 使某人赢得某物 [transitiveT] if something, usually something that you do, wins you something, you win it or get it because of that thing 〔某事〕让某人赢得… win somebody something That performance won Hanks an Oscar.
That kind of behaviour won’t win you any friends.
5 you win spokenAGREE used to agree to what someone wants after you have tried to persuade them to do something else 算你赢〔用于因说服不了对方而同意对方的要求时〕 OK, you win – we’ll go to the movies.
you win• OK, you win - we'll go to the movies. 6 you can’t win spokenPROBLEM used to say that there is no satisfactory way of dealing with a particular situation 没法子〔用于表示没有令人满意的方法处理某情况〕 You can’t win, can you? You either work late and upset your family, or go home early and risk your job.
7. you can’t win them all (also you win some, you lose some) spokenSYMPATHIZE used to show sympathy when someone has had a disappointing experience 你不可能事事都成功，有得必有失〔用于安慰别人〕 8 win or lose informal no matter whether you win or lose 不管输赢，无论成败 Win or lose, I love competitive sports.
9 win the day WINto finally be successful in a discussion or argument 〔在讨论或争论中〕最终获得胜利 SYN triumph → win the toss at toss2(1), winner, winning Common sense won the day, and the plans were dropped.
win the day• Defiance feels good, but it won't win the day.• Their persuasiveness will win the day.• And so all would have been lost and death would have won the day.• But the idea won the day.• By noon he had obtained Nate's approval and had won the day.• In effect, Joyce and National Socialism were to win the day.• The eunuchs have won the day.• The second touchdown, though, is what actually won the day.• On this occasion the strikers won the day and were given a pay increase of 20%.• Did defiance win the day for Jack? n COLLOCATIONS nouns win a race
He should have won that race but he came third.
win a game/match
It’s supposed to be easier to win your home games.
win a competition
The competition was won by a team from Surrey.
win an election
Which party is likely to win the election?
win a battle/war
Who won the battle of Waterloo?
win a victoryadverbs
The protesters have won one victory already.
Chavez won the election easily.
comfortably (=by a large amount, so that you do not have to worry about winning)
The Celtics won comfortably, with a 22-point lead.
convincingly (=by a large amount)
United won convincingly by three goals to nil.
outright (=clearly and completely)
If one candidate gets more than 50 percent of the vote, he will win the seat outright.
narrowly (=by only a small amount)
In 1916 he narrowly won re-election.
hands down (=very easily or by a large amount)phrases
Everyone expected Sam to win hands down.
win by 10 points/ten metres etc
We won by 23 points.
a winning streak (=when you win many competitions one after another)
They came here with a four-game winning streak.
THESAURUS win to be the best or most successful in a competition, game, election etc 赢,获胜 Italy won the World Cup in 2006.
He has a realistic chance of winning the Championship.
come first/be first to win a race or competition 获得第一名 Our team came first.
Jo was first in the race and I was second.
finish in first place (also come in first) to win a race, competition, or election 获得第一，排名第一 The Democratic candidate finished in first place.
I couldn’t believe it when the horse I chose came in first.
triumph written to win a great victory, especially after a long and difficult battle, game etc 获胜,成功〔尤指经过漫长、艰难的战斗、比赛等取得大胜〕 Britain triumphed over its enemies.
In the end, the Yankees triumphed.
come out on top informal to win a game, competition, argument etc 获胜,赢 United came out on top after a thrilling game.
They did a survey and the Swedish car-maker came out on top.
nIf you try to argue with him, he always comes out on top.
be leading/be in the lead to be winning a game, race, election etc at the moment 领先 The High School team are leading with sixty points.
With only two minutes left to play, we were still in the lead.
be ahead to be doing better than someone else in a game, competition, or election 领先,占优nsomeone who wins something He’s still fifty seconds ahead of his nearest rival.
A week before the election, they were still ahead in the polls.
winner the person or thing that wins a race, competition etc
A prize of £500 will be awarded to the winner.
the winning team/player/horse etc the one that wins
The winning team will go through to the grand final in Milan.
champion (also the title holder American EnglishAmE) someone who has won a competition, especially in sport
He became the heavyweight boxing champion.
10 win somebody/something ↔ back phrasal verbphr v GETto succeed in getting back something or someone that you had before 重新获得〔某物或某人〕，把…赢回来 SYN regain How can I win back her trust?
11 win out phrasal verbphr v SUCCEED IN DOING somethingto finally succeed or defeat other people or things 终于成功 over Often presentation wins out over content (=is treated as more important than content).
win over• Style wins out over substance all the time, everywhere.• Style wins out over substance too often in Hollywood movies.• Ultimately, the cornfields of Lawrence won out over the palm trees of Westwood.• It remains to be seen whether the archaeologists will win out over the urban planners. 12 win somebody ↔ over (also win somebody ↔ round British English) phrasal verbphr v PERSUADEto get someone’s support or friendship by persuading them or being nice to them 〔通过劝说或示好以〕获得〔某人的支持或友谊〕，把〔某人〕争取过来 We’ll be working hard over the next ten days to win over the undecided voters.
win over• We do not like what was done to us and we shall keep coming to conference until we win.• The aim was, no doubt, to win them over and thereby weaken the Puritan opposition.• UMass has won eight straight over Duquesne, including three last year and three during the 1993-94 season.• My charm wins them all over in the end.• The win smoothed over some awkward team relations.• Ultimately, the cornfields of Lawrence won out over the palm trees of Westwood.• The guerrillas are well disciplined, and intent on winning villagers over to their cause.• But Morning Mourning won her over to this latest preoccupation. 13 win through phrasal verbphr v especially British EnglishBrE SUCCEED IN DOING somethingto finally succeed in spite of problems 〔经历困难后〕终于成功 SYN triumph As in most of his films, it’s the good guys who win through in the end.