Won Definition

wŭn, wōn
won, wons
verb
Webster's New World
To dwell; abide.
Webster's New World

Simple past tense and past participle of win.

Wiktionary

(archaic or obsolete, regional) Live, remain.

Wiktionary
(archaic or obsolete, regional) Be accustomed to do something.
Wiktionary
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noun
The basic monetary unit of North Korea and South Korea.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • South Korean won
  • North Korean won

Origin of Won

  • Middle English wonen from Old English wunian wen-1 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Old English wunian. Cognate with Dutch wonen, German wohnen.

    From Wiktionary

  • Past participle of win, from Old English winnan.

    From Wiktionary

  • Korean (won) ().

    From Wiktionary

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