noun, plural vic·to·ries.
Origin of victory
Synonyms for victory
Antonyms for victory
Related Words for victoryhit, advantage, achievement, sweep, winning, gain, defeat, triumph, control, prize, conquest, upset, killing, supremacy, dominion, overthrow, superiority, ascendancy, destruction, subjugation
Examples from the Web for victory
Contemporary Examples of victory
And the bells chimed for victory at 1211 Avenue of the Americas.Why I’m for the War on Christmas
December 23, 2014
On May 9, which Moscow commemorates as World War II “Victory Day,” Klaus paid a highly visible visit to the Russian Embassy.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute
December 22, 2014
Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies.Hitler’s Hail Mary
James A. Warren
December 20, 2014
“We draw no victory from leaving these issues unresolved,” Adler said.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson
December 2, 2014
At first glance, it might be tempting to interpret this extravagant level of compensation as a victory for the once-humble intern.Silicon Valley Interns Make a Service Worker’s Yearly Salary In Three Months
November 25, 2014
Historical Examples of victory
But what is the real value, what will be the consequences, of our victory?
Every victory for human freedom will be a victory for world peace.
In January, 1876, the Herzegovinians gained a victory over the Turkish troops.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
The victory which is merely a walk-over is scarcely a victory.The Conquest of Fear
"Nobody but you and me," Burke declared, all agog with anticipation of victory at last.Within the Law
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for victory
early 14c., from Old French victorie, from Latin victoria, from past participle stem of vincere (see victor). V.E. ("victory in Europe") and V.J. ("victory in Japan") days in World War II were first used Sept. 2, 1944, by James F. Byrne, U.S. director of War Mobilization ["Washington Post," Sept. 10, 1944].
see pyrrhic victory.