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I've had this sneaking feeling throughout the game that it's there to be won.
Ron Atkinson

Meaning of "won" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WON

won  [wʌn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Won is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb won in English.

WHAT DOES WON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Won

Won or WON may refer to: ▪ The Korean won from 1902–1910: ▪ South Korean won, the currency of the Republic of Korea ▪ North Korean won, the currency of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ▪ Won, the Korean form of Yuan ▪ Won Buddhism, a specific form of Korean Buddhism ▪ World Opponent Network, a former online gaming service ▪ Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a professional wrestling dirtsheet written by Dave Meltzer ▪ WonWon ▪ Lugart Won, a fictional character ▪ World Ocean Network, an international non-profit association of organizations to promote the sustainable use of the oceans ▪ WO-N - Warrant Officer of the Australian Navy...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WON

PRESENT

Present
I won
you won
he/she/it wons
we won
you won
they won
Present continuous
I am woning
you are woning
he/she/it is woning
we are woning
you are woning
they are woning
Present perfect
I have woned
you have woned
he/she/it has woned
we have woned
you have woned
they have woned
Present perfect continuous
I have been woning
you have been woning
he/she/it has been woning
we have been woning
you have been woning
they have been woning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I woned
you woned
he/she/it woned
we woned
you woned
they woned
Past continuous
I was woning
you were woning
he/she/it was woning
we were woning
you were woning
they were woning
Past perfect
I had woned
you had woned
he/she/it had woned
we had woned
you had woned
they had woned
Past perfect continuous
I had been woning
you had been woning
he/she/it had been woning
we had been woning
you had been woning
they had been woning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will won
you will won
he/she/it will won
we will won
you will won
they will won
Future continuous
I will be woning
you will be woning
he/she/it will be woning
we will be woning
you will be woning
they will be woning
Future perfect
I will have woned
you will have woned
he/she/it will have woned
we will have woned
you will have woned
they will have woned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been woning
you will have been woning
he/she/it will have been woning
we will have been woning
you will have been woning
they will have been woning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would won
you would won
he/she/it would won
we would won
you would won
they would won
Conditional continuous
I would be woning
you would be woning
he/she/it would be woning
we would be woning
you would be woning
they would be woning
Conditional perfect
I would have won
you would have won
he/she/it would have won
we would have won
you would have won
they would have won
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been woning
you would have been woning
he/she/it would have been woning
we would have been woning
you would have been woning
they would have been woning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you won
we let´s won
you won
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to won
Past participle
woned
Present Participle
woning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WON

wommit
won ton
won´t
won´t have a bar of
wonder
wonder boy
wonder drug
wonder girl
wonder-worker
wonder-working
wonderer
wonderful
wonderfully
wonderfulness
wondering
wonderingly
wonderkid
wonderland
wonderless
wonderment

WORDS THAT END LIKE WON

on
take up on
television
Thompson
ton
tradition
transaction
translation
transmission
transportation
turn on
turn-on
union
upon
vacation
version
vision
Washington
Wilson
work on

Synonyms and antonyms of won in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «won» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of won

Translation of «won» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WON

Find out the translation of won to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of won from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «won» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

韩元
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

won
570 millions of speakers

English

won
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वोन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

won
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওঁন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

won
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

menang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Won
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウォン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

won
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெற்றி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विजयी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

won
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

won
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wygrane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

won
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γουόν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

won
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

won
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

won
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of won

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WON»

The term «won» is very widely used and occupies the 1.409 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «won» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «won» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about won

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «WON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word won.
1
Elliott Abrams
Harry Truman, who was a Bible-believing Christian Zionist, defied the secretary of state he so admired, George C. Marshall, and won a place in Israel's history by recognizing the new state 11 minutes after it declared its independence in 1948.
2
Gbenga Akinnagbe
When I was younger, I won a radio at a church raffle.
3
Florence Ellinwood Allen
The fact that the movement was carried on by women who, for the most part, had no money of their own and were totally inexperienced in organization, and that they won their fight in about two generations, makes a story often dramatic and always worth preserving.
4
Ron Atkinson
I've had this sneaking feeling throughout the game that it's there to be won.
5
Tracy Austin
I won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 1980.
6
Tracy Austin
When I was 11, I won my first nationals at Savannah, defeating Kelly Henry in the finals.
7
Fredrik Bajer
Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause.
8
Ronald Biggs
I won a scholarship with the Brixton School of Building. I screwed around, not putting in a proper attendance.
9
Carol Moseley Braun
Illinois has less than a 12 percent black population and I won with 55 percent of the vote.
10
Trey Burke
A lot of people talk about the Fab Five, and they were wonderful, one of the best teams you'll ever see in college basketball. But the '89 team is the best one to ever play at Michigan in my opinion because they won the national championship. Winning a championship is winning a championship.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WON»

Discover the use of won in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to won and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Why the Allies Won
Explains how the Allies regained military superiority after 1942, and discusses important campaigns, naval battles, industrial strength, fighting ability, leadership, and moral issues
R. J. Overy, 1997
2
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
Here is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created.
Jeff Chang, 2007
3
How the West Was Won
Here is the story of how their paths would meet amid the epic struggle against fierce enemies and nature’s cruelty, to win for all time the rich and untamed West. From the Paperback edition.
Louis L'Amour, 2004
4
101 People You Won't Meet in Heaven
The bad boys of history and their twisted achievements, recounted, with tongue-in-cheek attitude, in gory detail.
Michael Powell, 2007
5
What Got You Here Won't Get You There: How successful people ...
As this book explains, people often do well in spite of certain habits rather than because of them - and need a "to stop" list rather than one listing what "to do".Marshall Goldsmith's expertise is in helping global leaders overcome their ...
Marshall Goldsmith, 2010
6
Mama Won't Fly
THE STORY: An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother's wedding.
Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten, 2012
7
A War To Be Won: fighting the Second World War
"A War To Be Won" is a unique and powerful operational history of the Second World War that tells the full story of battle on land, on sea, and in the air.
Williamson Murray, Allan Reed Millett, 2009
8
Shouting Won't Help: Why I--and 50 Million Other ...
Traces the author's experiences of hearing loss while evaluating a growing epidemic of hearing impairment in America, drawing on medical and specialist insights to identify possible causes while sharing how hearing loss affects everyday ...
Katherine Bouton, 2013
9
This Won't Hurt a Bit: (And Other White Lies): My Education ...
" This Won't Hurt a Bit is the story of how she grew up and became a real doctor. It's a no-holds-barred account of what a modern medical education feels like, from the grim to the ridiculous, from the heartwarming to the obscene.
Michelle Au, 2011
10
Freedoms Given, Freedoms Won: Afro-Brazilians in ...
The book sets forth new ways of understanding why the abolition of slavery did not yield equitable fruits of citizenship, not only in Brazil, but throughout the Americas and the Caribbean.
Kim D. Butler, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term won is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Seoul shares rebound on bargain-hunting; won edges down
SK Innovation Co Ltd rose 1.5 percent to 94,400 won from a four-month low of 91,000 won. S-Oil Corp gained 2.8 percent to 59,300 won from a week low of ... «Reuters, Aug 15»
2
Won Bin and Lee Na Young are going to be parents!
On August 3, their agency revealed through a statement, "Not too long ago, Lee Na Young and Won Bin tied the knot to be together forever. Thanks to the ... «allkpop, Aug 15»
3
Bombshell golf reporter pays off prom bet she won anyway
Despite losing the U.S. Juniors championship over the weekend, amateur golfer Andrew Orischak is still taking home the best prize of all: a date with Fox Sports ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
4
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Gopher star Kessel won't play senior season
Kessel won the Patty Kazmaier Award during that 101-point season, leading Minnesota to a perfect 41-0 record and a national championship. The Gophers won ... «Grand Forks Herald, Jul 15»
5
Hate Won't Win: Victim's grandchildren issue challenge
The Simmons grandchildren are now taking the words to another level with the “Hate Won't Win” challenge on social media. The challenge is simple. «WIS, Jun 15»
6
Won Bin And Lee Na Young Shared Their Beautiful Wedding Photos
On May 31, Eden 9 released photos from the private countryside wedding of stars Won Bin and Lee Na Young. In the pictorial, the 37-year-old actor looks regal ... «KDramaStars, May 15»
7
'Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal' creator dies of cancer - and film …
A filmmaker who shot to internet stardom with the smash hit series of viral videos 'Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal' has died of bone cancer aged 27. «mirror.co.uk, May 15»
8
Michael Irvin: Cowboys would've won 5 Super Bowls with Jimmy …
Instead, the Cowboys won a Super Bowl after the 1995 season -- coach Barry Switzer's second year on the job -- and won a playoff game the following season, ... «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
9
Watch Kris Kristofferson Cover Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'
But the show's kept him busy behind the scenes, too — he also covered Tom Petty's “I Won't Back Down” for the first trailer, which you can watch above. «Ultimate Classic Rock, Apr 15»
10
Here's who won this year's Pulitzer Prizes
Journalism's most prestigious prize, the Pulitzer, was awarded today to publications and individuals for their outstanding work across 21 different categories, ... «Business Insider, Apr 15»

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