win out


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win out

to succeed after great effort In the end, greed won out over doing the right thing.
See also: out, win

win out

Succeed, prevail, as in She was sure she'd win out if she persisted. [Late 1800s]
See also: out, win

win out

v.
To succeed or prevail: After a two-year battle in the courts, she eventually won out.
See also: out, win