1A person who defeats an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition: congratulations to the victors there were many dead on the field but no clear victor
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- 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.
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French victo(u)r or Latin victor, from vincere 'conquer'.