a person who has overcome or defeated an adversary; conqueror.
a winner in any struggle or contest.
a word used in communications to represent the letter V.
Other definitions for Victor (2 of 2)
an ancient Roman epithet variously applied to Jupiter, Mars, and Hercules.
Military. the NATO name for a class of high-speed, nuclear-powered submarines, designed to protect Soviet ships and to attack ballistic-missile submarines: first produced for the Soviet Navy in the 1960s; in service with the Russian Navy since 1992.
a male given name.
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How to use victor in a sentence
Stocks rose early on Wednesday following a long election night as investors continue to wait for a victor to be declared.Stocks are soaring as markets price in a split Congress | Anne Sraders | November 4, 2020 | Fortune
victor said he does not believe the virus is a hoax and has seen projections that coronavirus cases will rise this winter, so now might be the only chance his son has to play for a while.Sports Could Be the Latest Inequity Front for Kids as More Teams Travel to Arizona | Ashly McGlone | October 21, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Even with practices only, victor said the sport has been essential during this difficult time.Sports Could Be the Latest Inequity Front for Kids as More Teams Travel to Arizona | Ashly McGlone | October 21, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Next, I ran all 336,610 one-on-one matchups, awarding one victory to each victor.
A traditional ad executive by background and pioneer of the sponsored content era, she pivoted to subscriptions and was the victor of a power shake-up that saw her emerge as the leader of the Times’ product and technology unit, too.‘Unstoppable innovator’: The meteoric rise of Meredith Kopit Levien, the next New York Times CEO | Steven Perlberg | August 19, 2020 | Digiday
“He literally went underground to hold services,” Moscow-based dissident and journalist victor Davidoff said in an email.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church | Cathy Young | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A Spaniard by birth, victor Serna left home shy of his 14th birthday and entered the monastery to become a Marist brother.
Brother victor had taught my brother, Jeff, the previous year with far greater success.
The United States emerged as the true victor of World War I in every sense: militarily, economically and morally.
He was the chief of staff of ousted Ukrainian President victor Yanukovych.Ukraine’s Elections: The Battle of the Billionaires | Anna Nemtsova | October 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
victor was proud of his achievement, and went about recommending it and urging every one to partake of it to excess.
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Monsieur Farival thought that victor should have been taken out in mid-ocean in his earliest youth and drowned.
Several persons were talking at once, and victor's voice was predominating, even over that of his mother.
British Dictionary definitions for victor (1 of 2)
a person, nation, etc, that has defeated an adversary in war, etc
(as modifier): the victor army
the winner of any contest, conflict, or struggle
British Dictionary definitions for Victor (2 of 2)
communications a code word for the letter v
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Other Idioms and Phrases with victor
see to the victor belong the spoils.
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