win

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/wɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(win)

Inflections of 'win' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
wins
v 3rd person singular
winning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
winned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (For the drying sense only)
won
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (All other usages)
winned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (For the sense of drying hay, seed etc. only)
won
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (All other usages)
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
win - defeat - beat
‘win’
If you win a war, fight, game, or contest, you defeat your opponent. The past tense and -ed participle of win is won /wʌn/.
We won the game easily.
The party had won a great victory.
‘defeat’ and ‘beat’
Don't say that someone ‘wins’ an enemy or opponent. In a war or battle, you say that one side defeats the other.
The French defeated the English troops.
In a game or contest, you say that one person or side defeats or beats the other.
He defeated his rival in the semi-finals and went on to win the tournament.
She beat him at chess.
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