Vic·to·ry n.; pl. Victories The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; -- the opposite of defeat.
Death is swallowed up in victory. --1 Cor. xv. 54.
God on our side, doubt not of victory. --Shak.
Victory may be honorable to the arms, but shameful to the counsels, of a nation. --Bolingbroke.