Synonyms of win in English:

win


See definition of win

verb

1‘Steve has won the Isle of Man race three times’

SYNONYMS

come first in, finish first in, be victorious in, triumph in, take first prize in, achieve success in, be successful in, prevail in

informal wrap up

ANTONYMS

lose

2‘she was determined to win’

SYNONYMS

come first, finish first, be the winner, be victorious, be the victor, carry the day, win the day, carry all before one, defeat the opposition, overcome the opposition, take the crown, take the honours, gain the palm, come out ahead, come out on top, succeed, triumph, prevail, achieve mastery

sweep the board, make a clean sweep

informal win out, clean up

ANTONYMS

lose, be beaten

3‘he won a £20,000 cash prize’

SYNONYMS

secure, gain, achieve, attain, earn, obtain, acquire, procure, get, collect, pick up, walk away with, walk off with, come away with, carry off

receive

informal land, net, bag, bank, pot, scoop

4‘Ilona seems to have won his heart’

SYNONYMS

captivate, steal, gain


noun

1‘a 3–0 win over Birmingham’

SYNONYMS

victory, triumph, conquest, success, game, set, and match

ANTONYMS

defeat


Phrases

    win someone round/over

      ‘Daisy made heroic efforts to win him round’

      SYNONYMS

      persuade, talk round, bring round, convince, induce, sway, prevail on

      win