victory-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: successful ending

Commentary: VICTORY[+event] The successful end of a triumph or conflict. Can be used as an abstraction to refer to a successful ending.

The agreement was a victory for common sense.
General John always takes credit for his army's victories.
He managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.
John's victory in the marathon came after weeks of hard work.

PropBank: victory.01
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1