fetching vs winning what difference

what is difference between fetching and winning

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛtʃɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtʃɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: fetch‧ing

Etymology 1

From fetch +‎ -ing.

Adjective

fetching (comparative more fetching, superlative most fetching)

  1. Attractive; pleasant to regard.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:attractive
Translations

Verb

fetching

  1. present participle of fetch

Etymology 2

From Middle English fetchynge, fecchynge, faching, fettynge, equivalent to fetch +‎ -ing.

Noun

fetching (plural fetchings)

  1. The act by which something is fetched.
    • 1834, Evidence on drunkenness: presented to the House of Commons
      These lumpers were also in the habit of inducing their men during the week to send to their pay-house for fetchings of drink, besides the money they were compelled to spend on Saturday night.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɪnɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪnɪŋ

Verb

winning

  1. present participle of win
    Our horse was winning the race, but fell back just before the finish line.

Derived terms

  • winnings

Adjective

winning (comparative more winning or winninger, superlative most winning or winningest)

  1. That constitutes a win.
    the winning entry in the competition
    the winning lotto numbers
  2. That leads to success.
    a winning formula, strategy, etc.
  3. Attractive.
    a winning smile

Translations

Noun

winning (plural winnings)

  1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, especially in gambling.
    • Ye seeke land and sea for your winnings.
  3. (mining) A new opening.
  4. The portion of a coalfield out for working.

Related terms

See also

  • winnings
  • winningest

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch winninge, equivalent to winnen +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪ.nɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: win‧ning
  • Rhymes: -ɪnɪŋ

Noun

winning f (plural winningen, diminutive winninkje n)

  1. acquisition, gain
  2. extraction

Derived terms

  • broodwinning
  • oliewinning

Middle English

Noun

winning

  1. Alternative form of wynnyng

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