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Definition of "won" []

  • Archaic To dwell or abide. (verb-intransitive)
  • See Table at currency. (noun)
  • Past tense and past participle of win. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "won" in a sentence
  • "At this time, John Docherty , senior vice president of manufacturing operations, will be taking over many of Mr. Rivet's duties, though his title won't change."
  • "The title won a publishing award on Tuesday night, capping off a year in which ad pages were down just 6 percent."
  • "Her popularity never came from her track record as governor, so failure to finish the term won't matter that much to her supporters."