American English

Definition of victory noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. victories) [countable, uncountable] victory (over/against somebody/something)
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  •  success in a game, an election, a war, etc. the team's 10–7 victory against Cleveland to win a victory a decisive/narrow victory an election victory She is confident of victory in Saturday's game. victory celebrations/parades see also moral victory
  • Idioms
    roar, romp, sweep, etc. to victory
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    to win something easily He swept to victory in the final of the championship.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: victory