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Meaning of VICTORY

Pronunciation:  'vikturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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"
 

VICTORY is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: triumph
 
 Antonyms: defeat, licking
 
 See Also: checkmate, conclusion, ending, fall, finish, independence, landslide, laugher, pin, Pyrrhic victory, romp, runaway, service break, shoo-in, slam, sweep, walkaway, win

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vic"to*ry\, n.; pl. {Victories}. [OE. victorie, OF.
victorie, victoire, F. victoire, L. victoria. See {Victor}.]
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}.

      Death is swallowed up in victory.        --1 Cor. xv.
                                               54.

      God on our side, doubt not of victory.   --Shak.

      Victory may be honorable to the arms, but shameful to
      the counsels, of a nation.               --Bolingbroke.

 

 

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