Definition of Triumph

1. Noun. A successful ending of a struggle or contest. "The agreement was a triumph for common sense"




2. Verb. Prove superior. "The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
Exact synonyms: Prevail
Generic synonyms: Win
Derivative terms: Triumphant

3. Noun. The exultation of victory.
Generic synonyms: Exultation, Jubilance, Jubilancy, Jubilation
Derivative terms: Triumphal

4. Verb. Be ecstatic with joy.
Exact synonyms: Rejoice, Wallow
Generic synonyms: Be On Cloud Nine, Exult, Jump For Joy, Walk On Air
Derivative terms: Rejoicing, Triumphant

5. Verb. Dwell on with satisfaction. "Sam and Sue triumph"
Exact synonyms: Crow, Gloat
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bluster, Boast, Brag, Gas, Gasconade, Shoot A Line, Swash, Tout, Vaunt
Specialized synonyms: Congratulate, Preen
Derivative terms: Crow, Crowing, Gloat, Gloating

6. Verb. To express great joy. "Sam and Sue triumph over the results of the experiment"; "Who cannot exult in Spring?"

Definition of Triumph

1. n. A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy.

2. v. i. To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.

3. v. t. To obtain a victory over; to prevail over; to conquer. Also, to cause to triumph.

Definition of Triumph

1. Noun. A conclusive success following an effort, conflict, or confrontation of obstacles; victory; conquest. ¹

2. Noun. A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a victor. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) Any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant. ¹

4. Noun. A state of joy or exultation at success. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A trump card. ¹

6. Noun. A card game, also called trump. ¹

7. Noun. (historical Ancient Rome) a ceremony held to publicly celebrate and sanctify the military achievement of an army commander ¹

8. Verb. To prevail over rivals, challenges, or difficulties. ¹

9. Verb. To succeed, win, or attain ascendancy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triumph

1. to be victorious [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Triumph

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1871)
"The triumph of Diocletian and Maximian. was less magnificent, perhaps, than those of Aurelian and Probus, but it was dignified by several circumstances of ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"store the walls of the capital" confessed their own fears and The triumph the decline of the empire. After the retreat of the « Rome'! ..."

3. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (2001)
"Alive, in triumph ! and Mercutio slain ! 104. reputation] reputation's S. ... Again? in triumph ? Capell. Alive in triumph ! Sta. Alive ! in triumph t Var. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"In both the king's and queen's masques, ' Albion's | triumph ' and ' Tempe Restored,' performed in the following year, Jones's coadjutor was Aurelian ..."

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