Victor definition

vĭktər
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One who defeats an adversary; the winner in a fight, battle, contest, or struggle.
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The winner in a battle, struggle, etc.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Vic; fem. Victoria.
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A town in New York.
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The winner in a fight or contest.
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The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
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A male given name.
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A city in Colorado.
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A city in Idaho.
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A town in Iowa.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
victor
Plural:
victors

Origin of victor

  • Middle English from Old French victeur from Latin victor from victus past participle of vincere to conquer weik-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a Late Latin personal name Victor, borne by several saints, from victor (“conqueror").

    From Wiktionary

  • Borrowed from Latin victor (“a conqueror").

    From Wiktionary