EN[ˈwɪnɪŋ] [-ɪnɪŋ]
  • Winning is a 1969 American motion picture starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The film is about a racecar driver who aspires to win the Indianapolis 500.

    Definition of winning in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwinningsSUF-ing
    1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
      1. (chiefly in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
        1. (mining) A new opening.
          1. The portion of a coalfield out for working.
          2. Verb
            1. present participle of win.
              1. Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.
          3. AdjectiveCOMmore winningCOMwinningerSUPmost winningSUPwinningest
            1. That constitutes a win.
              1. the winning entry in the competition
              2. the winning lotto numbers
            2. That leads to success.
              1. a winning formula, strategy, etc.
            3. Attractive.
              1. a winning smile
          4. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • was on a winning streak until the fourth game, where I was dealt terrible cards. ‎
              • It's odd there were no twos in the winning lottery numbers.
              • City were also the victors on that occasion 56 years ago, winning 5-0, but this visit was portrayed as a measure of their progress against the 19-time champions.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
              • She gave each participant a trophy, regardless of win or loss, to commonize the award for winning.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of winning for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "winning" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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