Is 'Winnings' a Plural Noun?

"Winnings" is a plural noun. When speaking about money won by success, usually in a competition or a game, we frequently use this term.

"Winnings" is a plural noun. We typically use this term when speaking about money won by success, usually in a competition or a game.

Peter used all his winnings to buy a big house.

What's the difference between "winning" and "winnings"? "Winning" is a synonym of "victory" whereas "winnings" is used to talk about money won.

It's not about winning, but to learn about discipline. (Victory)

Sarah invested the winnings in stocks and property. (Money won)

"Winning" is also an adjective.

Each member of the winning team will receive $25,000

Remember, plural nouns, like "winnings", take a plural verb. For example, we say "winnings are" (not "winnings is"). They also require a plural pronoun.

Other financial-related terms that are also plural nouns can be found below:

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