Convincing vs Winning - What's the difference?

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Convincing is a related term of winning.


As adjectives the difference between convincing and winning

is that convincing is effective as proof or evidence while winning is that constitutes a win.

As verbs the difference between convincing and winning

is that convincing is while winning is .

As a noun winning is

the act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.

convincing

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Effective as proof or evidence.
  • Our convincing evidence was sufficient in the end to convince the judge.
  • * November 17 2012 , BBC Sport: Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham [http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20278355]
  • While they have still only suffered one home defeat by Spurs in 19 years, this was not as convincing a victory as the scoreline suggests.

    Verb

    (head)
  • winning

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

    Derived terms

    * winnings

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • That constitutes a win.
  • the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  • That leads to success.
  • a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  • Attractive.
  • a winning smile

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  • (chiefly, in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
  • * Chaucer
  • Ye seek land and sea for your winnings .
  • (mining) A new opening.
  • The portion of a coalfield out for working.
  • See also

    * winnings * winningest ----