1 come (in or out) first, carry the day, conquer, overcome; carry off (the palm), finish first (in), achieve first place (in), triumph (in), be victorious (in), be the victor (in), gain a victory (in), prevail (in), succeed (in), take first prize (in), Colloq bring home the bacon:
Which team is more likely to win today? We seem to have won the battle but not the war.
2 gain, carry off or away, attain, acquire, get, obtain, secure, procure, receive, collect, net, bag, earn, realize, pick up, glean:
Look at all those trophies Gillian has won playing golf!
3 win over. influence, sway, incline, persuade, charm, prevail upon, convert, induce, bring round or around, convince:
Don't think that Gilbert can be won over without a strong argument.
4 victory, conquest, triumph, success:
So far this season we have recorded six wins and one loss for the Surrey Scouts.