Victory Vic"to*ry, n.; pl. {Victories}. [OE. victorie, OF. victorie, victoire, F. victoire, L. victoria. See {Victor}.] The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; -- the opposite of {defeat}. [1913 Webster]

Death is swallowed up in victory. --1 Cor. xv. 54. [1913 Webster]

God on our side, doubt not of victory. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Victory may be honorable to the arms, but shameful to the counsels, of a nation. --Bolingbroke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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