Definition of victor in English:

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victor

Pronunciation: /ˈviktər/

noun

1A person who defeats an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition.
Example sentences
  • The winner of each repechage then faces the runner-up in the other, with the two victors awarded bronze medals.
  • Towards the end of the war, the victors founded the United Nations at the San Francisco conference.
  • The victors of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece were awarded crowns made of olive branches.
Synonyms
winner, champion, conqueror, conquering hero, vanquisher, hero;
prize winner, gold medalist
informal champ, top dog
2A code word representing the letter V, used in radio communication.

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French victo(u)r or Latin victor, from vincere 'conquer'.

Words that rhyme with victor

constrictor, contradictor, depicter, dicta, evictor, inflicter, predictor

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: vic·tor

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