from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who defeats an adversary; the winner in a fight, battle, contest, or struggle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The winner in a fight or contest.
- n. The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The winner in a contest; one who gets the better of another in any struggle; esp., one who defeats an enemy in battle; a vanquisher; a conqueror; -- often followed by at, rarely by of.
- n. A destroyer.
- adj. Victorious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who wins in a contest of any kind; one who vanquishes another in any struggle, especially in war; one who defeats an enemy in battle; a conqueror.
- n. One who ruins or destroys; a destroyer.
- n. Synonyms 1. Victor, Conqueror. A victor differs from a, conqueror inasmuchas the latter achieves a complete success and conquers his opponent perhaps after a scries of victories, while the victor is so called because of his success in a single or a particular contest, which may be otherwise barren of result to him. Victor is also applied to one who gains the day in a personal contest or competition, as in a race.
- To play the victor; exult.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
- n. the contestant who wins the contest
Middle English, from Old French victeur, from Latin victor, from victus, past participle of vincere, to conquer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowed from Latin victor ("a conqueror"). (Wiktionary)