[ wuhn ]
/ wʌn /
simple past tense and past participle of win1.
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Definition for won (2 of 3)
[ wuhn, woon, wohn ]
/ wʌn, wʊn, woʊn /
verb (used without object), wonned, won·ning.Archaic.
to dwell; abide; stay.
Origin of won2
before 900; Middle English wonen,Old English wunian; cognate with German wohnen;see wont
Definition for won (3 of 3)
[ won ]
/ wɒn /
noun, plural won.
a paper money and monetary unit of North and South Korea, equal to 100 chon.
Origin of won3
1915–20; <Korean wǒn<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese yuányuan
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Example sentences from the Web for won
My three loved ones endured well past 80, for which we are grateful, but as usual, the ailments of aging won.Tallying up a year of loss: A lot of pounds, too many loved ones, countless connections|Jerry Brewer|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Russell argued the 57 percent that Measure A won despite those challenges shows the campaign made a compelling case.Demand for Housing Solutions Has Reached New Heights|Lisa Halverstadt|November 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
British Dictionary definitions for won (1 of 3)
/ (wʌn) /
the past tense of win 1
British Dictionary definitions for won (2 of 3)
/ (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
British Dictionary definitions for won (3 of 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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