Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To overcome; conquer.

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  • verb transitive To overcome; gain one's point; exceed.
  • noun The win or winning of a game.

Etymologies

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From Middle English overwinnen, from Old English oferwinnan ("to contend with, overcome, subdue"), equivalent to over- +‎ win.

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