Synonyms of won


1. South Korean won, won, South Korean monetary unit

usage: the basic unit of money in South Korea

2. North Korean won, won, North Korean monetary unit

usage: the basic unit of money in North Korea


1. win

usage: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious; "He won the Gold Medal in skating"; "Our home team won"; "Win the game"

2. acquire, win, gain, get, acquire

usage: win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"

3. gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground

usage: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

4. succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods

usage: attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"


1. won (vs. lost)

usage: not subject to defeat; "with that move it's a won game"

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Definition and meaning of won (Dictionary)