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[ adjective ] bringing success

Examples

"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 .

Related terms

successful

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[ adjective ] having won

Synonyms

victorious

Examples

"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 .

Related terms

successful

3
[ noun ] succeeding with great difficulty

Examples

"winning is not everything"

Used in print

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

It was Nischwitz ' third straight victory of the new season and ran the Grizzlies ' winning streak to four straight .

Related terms

success win

4
[ adjective ] very attractive; capturing interest

Synonyms

fetching taking

Examples

"a fetching new hairstyle" "something inexpressibly taking in his manner" "a winning personality"

Related terms

attractive

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