winner

noun
ADJECTIVE
overall

She didn't win every race, but she was the overall winner.

outright (esp. BrE)

With three teams finishing on 40 points, there was no outright winner.

eventual
joint (esp. BrE)

They were joint winners of the cup.

lucky

She was the lucky winner of that week's biggest lottery prize.

deserved, worthy (esp. BrE)
real

Who are the real winners in these elections?

clear, comfortable (esp. BrE), convincing (esp. BrE), easy, runaway

She emerged as the clear winner.

impressive
big

There were no big winners in this week's lottery.

shock (BrE), surprise, unexpected, unlikely
likely, possible, potential

She is the most likely winner of the contest.

first-time, three-times, etc.

Brazil, five-times winners of the World Cup

consistent (esp. AmE), prolific (esp. BrE), regular

She is a regular winner in local road races.

award, championship, competition, contest, cup, election, jackpot, league, match, medal, prize (usually prizewinner), race, scholarship, title, tournament, trophy

a bronze medal winner

Academy Award, Emmy, Grammy, etc.
Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, etc.
VERB + WINNER
emerge as
look (BrE), look like (esp. BrE)

Barcelona look likely winners of the League.

announce, declare (sb)

The winner of the competition will be announced this afternoon.

Bush was declared the winner of the election.

choose, pick, select

The winner will be chosen from the five architects who get through the first round.

He's very good at picking winners (= at guessing who is going to win).

decide, decide on, determine
back

He backed the winner and won £70.

WINNER + VERB
get sth, receive sth

The winner will receive a prize of $500.

PREPOSITION
winner against, winner over

Uruguay were impressive 3–0 winners over Japan.

winner of

the winner of the race


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