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Dictionary Definition

victor

Noun

1 a combatant who is able to defeat rivals [syn: master, superior]
2 the contestant who wins the contest [syn: winner] [ant: loser]

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English

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈvɪk.tə(ɹ)/, /"vIk.t@(r)/

Noun

  1. The winner in a fight or contest.
  2. The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

The winner in a fight or contest
  • Italian: vincitore, vincitrice
  • Kurdish:
    • Sorani: سه‌رکه‌وتو
The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet

Extensive Definition

Victor (also spelled Viktor or Vítor) is a male name that has been used throughout history in numerous cultures and parts of the world. The name is of Latin origin (victoris) meaning "conqueror". It is a masculine given name.

Translations

  • Portuguese: Vítor
  • Dutch: Viktor, Victor
  • Italian: Vittorio
  • Russian: Виктор (Víktor)
  • Welsh: Gwythyr
  • Basque: Iker

People named Victor

Roman Catholic religious figures

Given name

Last name

Places

Fiction

Military

  • Pobednik ("The Victor"), a monument in Belgrade dedicated to Serbian soldiers who brought Allies their first victory in WWI
  • The Victor class submarine, NATO designation of a class of submarines of the Soviet Union
  • The Handley Page Victor aircraft

Music

Other

English diminutives

  • Victor
victor in Bulgarian: Виктор
victor in Czech: Viktor
victor in German: Victor
victor in Estonian: Victor
victor in Spanish: Victor
victor in French: Victor (prénom)
victor in Icelandic: Victor
victor in Italian: Vittorio
victor in Haitian: Victor, Iowa
victor in Latin: Victor
victor in Hungarian: Viktor
victor in Dutch: Victor
victor in Japanese: ビクター (曖昧さ回避)
victor in Norwegian: Viktor
victor in Polish: Wiktor
victor in Portuguese: Vítor
victor in Romanian: Victor
victor in Russian: Виктор
victor in Slovak: Viktor
victor in Slovenian: Viktor
victor in Serbian: Виктор (име)
victor in Finnish: Vihtori

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

champ, champion, comer, conquering hero, conqueror, conquistador, defeater, easy winner, first, hero, master, pancratiast, prizewinner, runner-up, shoo-in, star, subduer, subjugator, success, sure winner, top, top dog, triumpher, vanquisher, winner
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