[ adjective ] bringing success
"the winning run"
Used in print(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Then Heywood_Sullivan , Kansas_City catcher , singled up the middle and Throneberry was across with what proved to be the winning run .(The Dallas Morning News,...)
It was the first time we 've been ahead this season ( when John_Richey kicked what proved to be the winning field_goal ) '' .(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
Billy_Gardner 's line_double , which just eluded the diving Minnie_Minoso in left_field , drove_in Jim_Lemon with the winning run with two out in the last of the ninth to give the Minnesota_Twins a 6 - 5 victory over the Chicago_White_Sox Monday .
[ adjective ] having won
"the victorious entry" "the winning team"
Used in print(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)
This ignorant estimate , I repeat , is not of any interest in itself ; but it becomes very important if foreign peoples react the way human_beings typically do - namely , by taking steps to end_up on what appears to be the winning side .