Definition of Triumph in English :

Define Triumph in English

Triumph meaning in English

Meaning of Triumph in English

Pronunciation of Triumph in English

Triumph pronunciation in English

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1. triumph, victory

a successful ending of a struggle or contest

Example Sentences:
'a narrow victory'
'the general always gets credit for his army's victory'
'clinched a victory'
'convincing victory'
'the agreement was a triumph for common sense'

2. triumph

the exultation of victory


3. prevail, triumph

prove superior

Example Sentences:
'The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight'

4. rejoice, triumph, wallow

be ecstatic with joy

5. crow, gloat, triumph

dwell on with satisfaction

6. exuberate, exult, jubilate, rejoice, triumph

to express great joy

Example Sentences:
'Who cannot exult in Spring?'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of triumph
the feeling of exultation and happiness derived from a victory or major achievement
the act or condition of being victorious; victory
(in ancient Rome) a ritual procession to the Capitoline Hill held in honour of a victorious general
4. obsolete
a public display or celebration
5. cards an obsolete word for trump1
verb (intransitive)
6. (often foll by over)
to win a victory or control
to triumph over one's weaknesses
to rejoice over a victory
to celebrate a Roman triumph

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see synonyms of triumph
in ancient Rome, a procession celebrating the return of a victorious general and his army
the act or fact of being victorious; victory; success; achievement
exultation or joy over a victory, achievement, etc.
4.  Obsolete
any public spectacle or celebration
verb intransitive
to gain victory or success; win mastery
to rejoice or exult over victory, achievement, etc.
to celebrate a Roman triumph

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of triumph
a. The act or fact of being victorious; a victory: her triumph in the election.
b. Exultation or rejoicing over victory or success: The fans danced in triumph after their team won.
a. A success in a struggle against difficulties or an obstacle: a patient's triumph over an illness.
b. A noteworthy achievement or success: a musical that was a triumph on Broadway.
3. A public celebration, especially in ancient Rome, to welcome a returning victorious commander and his army.
intr.v. tri·umphed, tri·umph·ing, tri·umphs
1. To be victorious or successful; win.
2. To rejoice over a success or victory; exult: “She knew her leaving him … had plunged him back into this mood. And she triumphed a little” (D.H. Lawrence).
3. To receive honors upon return from a victory. Used especially of generals in ancient Rome.

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