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Originally Posted by AndrePetersson View Post
won [wuhn]

verb

simple past tense and past participle of win.

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win [win] verb, won, winĚning, noun.

verb (used without object)

1. to finish first in a race, contest, or the like.
2. to succeed by striving or effort: He applied for a scholarship and won.
3. to gain the victory; overcome an adversary: The home team won.

verb (used with object)

4. to succeed in reaching (a place, condition, etc.), especially by great effort: They won the shore through a violent storm.
5. to get by effort, as through labor, competition, or conquest: He won his post after years of striving.
6. to gain (a prize, fame, etc.).
7. to be successful in (a game, battle, etc.).
8. to make (one's way), as by effort or ability.
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