won

1
[ wuhn ]
/ wʌn /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of win1.
Can be confusedone wan won

Definition for wons (2 of 2)

won

2
[ wuhn, woo n, wohn ]
/ wʌn, wʊn, woʊn /

verb (used without object), wonned, won·ning. Archaic.

to dwell; abide; stay.

Origin of won

2
before 900; Middle English wonen, Old English wunian; cognate with German wohnen; see wont
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British Dictionary definitions for wons (1 of 3)

won

1
/ (wʌn) /

verb

the past tense of win 1

British Dictionary definitions for wons (2 of 3)

won

2
/ (wɒn) /

noun plural won

the standard monetary unit of North Korea, divided into 100 chon
the standard monetary unit of South Korea, divided into 100 chon
Also called: hwan

Word Origin for won

Korean wån

British Dictionary definitions for wons (3 of 3)

won

3
/ (wʌn, wʊn, wəʊn) /

verb wons, wonning or wonned

(intr) archaic to live or dwell

Word Origin for won

Old English wunian to become accustomed to; related to win 1
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Word Origin and History for wons

won


past tense and past participle of win, from Old English gewinnen, past participle of winnan.

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