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Definition of medal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

medal

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmedl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they medal
BrE BrE//ˈmedl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedl//
 
he / she / it medals
BrE BrE//ˈmedlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedlz//
 
past simple medalled
BrE BrE//ˈmedld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedld//
 
past participle medalled
BrE BrE//ˈmedld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedld//
 
(especially US English) past simple medaled
BrE BrE//ˈmedld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedld//
 
(especially US English) past participle medaled
BrE BrE//ˈmedld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedld//
 
-ing form medalling
BrE BrE//ˈmedlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedlɪŋ//
 
(especially US English) -ing form medaling
BrE BrE//ˈmedlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedlɪŋ//
 
 
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(medalling, medalled, (especially US English)medaling, medaled) [intransitive] to win a medal in a competition Evans has medalled at several international events. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French médaille, from Italian medaglia, from medieval Latin medalia ‘half a denarius’ (ancient Roman silver coin), from Latin medialis ‘medial’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: medal