1. [syn: victory, triumph]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Victory \Vic"to*ry\, n.; pl. Victories. [OE. victorie, OF.
victorie, victoire, F. victoire, L. victoria. See Victor.]
The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any
contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or
competition; conquest; triumph; -- the opposite of defeat.
Death is swallowed up in victory. --1 Cor. xv.
God on our side, doubt not of victory. --Shak.
Victory may be honorable to the arms, but shameful to
the counsels, of a nation. --Bolingbroke.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a successful ending of a struggle or contest; "a narrow
victory"; "the general always gets credit for his army's
victory"; "clinched a victory"; "convincing victory"; "the
agreement was a triumph for common sense" [syn: victory,
triumph] [ant: defeat, licking]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "victory":
accomplishment, advantage, command, conquest, control, crushing,
dominion, fortunate outcome, go, mastery, overcoming, prosperity,
prosperous issue, quelling, subjugation, success, superiority,
supremacy, triumph, upper hand, walkaway, walkover, whip hand, win,
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Victory, NY -- U.S. village in New York
Population (2000): 544
Housing Units (2000): 216
Land area (2000): 0.527803 sq. miles (1.367003 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.527803 sq. miles (1.367003 sq. km)
FIPS code: 77431
Located within: New York (NY), FIPS 36
Location: 43.088514 N, 73.593563 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.