Victor vs Anthony - What's the difference?

victor | anthony |

As proper nouns the difference between victor and anthony

is that victor is , cognate to english victor while anthony is , in regular use since the middle ages.




(en noun)
  • The winner in a fight or contest.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 23 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Man Utd 1 - 6 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=City were also the victors on that occasion 56 years ago, winning 5-0, but this visit was portrayed as a measure of their progress against the 19-time champions.}}
  • The letter V in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  • Synonyms

    * winner * conqueror

    Derived terms

    * victorious adjective * victory noun



    Alternative forms

    * Antony

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , in regular use since the Middle Ages.
  • * 1922 , The Beautiful and Damned :
  • "...Think you've got the best name I've heard," she was saying. - - "Anthony' Patch. Only you ought to look sort of like a horse, with a long narrow face - and you ought to be in tatters." "That's the Patch part though. How should '''Anthony''' look?" "You look like ' Anthony ," she assured him seriously - he thought she had scarcely seen him - "rather majestic," she continued, " and solemn."
  • * 1952 Thomas Pyles, Words and Ways of American English , Random House, page 245:
  • It is doubtless true that American English lacks a tradition for the pronunciation of Anthony'' , a name which was not often bestowed upon American males until the comparatively recent craze for supposedly swank "British" Christian names, like ''Stephen'', ''Peter'', ''Michael , etc., in this country.
  • * 1955 (Joseph Heller), Catch-22 , Chapter Five:
  • She was built like a dream and wore a chain around her neck with a medal of Saint Anthony' hanging down inside the most beautiful bosom I never saw. "It must be a terrible temptation for Saint '''Anthony'''," I joked - just to put her at ease, you know. "Saint '''Anthony'''?" her husband said. "Who's Saint ' Anthony ?"
  • A city in Kansas
  • A city in New Mexico
  • A town in Texas