from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The position or title of a winner.
- n. Defense or support; advocacy: her championship of the elderly and their rights.
- n. A competition or series of competitions held to determine a winner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A competition to determine a champion, especially the final of a series of competitions.
- n. The position of champion, or winner.
- n. Defense or support of some cause.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of being champion; leadership; supremacy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or honor of being a champion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the status of being a champion
- n. a competition at which a champion is chosen
- n. the act of providing approval and support
Critics who have urged the department to investigate the Bowl Championship Series contend it unfairly gives some schools preferential access to the title championship game and top-tier end-of-the-season bowl contents.
While it may be too early to mention the term championship hangover, the Victory looked lethargic inside the opening 15 minutes as the Mariners went two-up.
Whether a championship is at stake or not, one - sided bouts in which a devastating puncher is at work must be halted, if not by the corner, then by the referee or doctor.
In New York, a championship is an expectation, and a crusher when it doesn't arrive.
To wet your whistle and think about those teams possibly playing in June for the championship is absolutely mind-blowing.
In general, waiting on one player to lift your Roto team to a championship is a long-shot proposition.
Winning a championship is about more than having the best team.
Their six years without a championship is the longest stretch the program has gone without once since the NCAA began the tournament in 1982.
They have that whole attitude going and are starting to pull it together at the right time -- that's what winning a championship is all about -- coming together at the right time.
Fill in the punch line The word "championship," which dominated talk during the Adelman and Van Gundy news conferences, was almost absent at McHale's intro.