win vs defeat: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: win or defeat

How to spell win?

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winverb

attain success or reach a desired goal

winnoun

something won (especially money)

winverb

win something through one's efforts

winverb

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

winverb

acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

winnoun

a victory (as in a race or other competition)

winverb

be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

defeatnoun

an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest

defeatnoun

the feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals

defeatverb

win a victory over

defeatverb

thwart the passage of

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