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win out

To defeat someone or something; to prevail. We had a vote, and this is the yearbook cover that won out.
See also: out, win
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win out

Succeed, prevail, as in She was sure she'd win out if she persisted. [Late 1800s]
See also: out, win
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

win out

v.
To succeed or prevail: After a two-year battle in the courts, she eventually won out.
See also: out, win
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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