winning meaning

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
              • He could keep winning through attrition, with a relentless barrage of topspinning ground strokes and a tireless defense of his own side, where would-be winners go to die.
              • It's odd there were no twos in the winning lottery numbers.
              • England still have a chance of winning tomorrow if they can get India out before stumps today.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • She gave each participant a trophy, regardless of win or loss, to commonize the award for winning.
              • The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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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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