Definitions for triumphˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tri•umphˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf(n.)
the act, fact, or condition of being victorious or highly successful; victory; success:
a military triumph; medical triumphs.
exultation resulting from victory or success.
the ceremonial entrance into ancient Rome of a victorious commander with his army, captives, etc., authorized by the senate in honor of the victory.
Category: Ancient History
a public pageant, spectacle, or the like.
(v.i.)to gain a victory or be highly successful.
to gain mastery; prevail:
to triumph over fear.
to exult over victory; rejoice over success.
to be elated or glad; rejoice proudly; glory.
to celebrate a triumph, as a victorious Roman commander.
Category: Ancient History
Origin of triumph:
bef. 900; ME triumphe (n.), OE triumpha < L triump(h)us, perh. < Etruscan < Gk thrīambos hymn to Dionysus
a successful ending of a struggle or contest
"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"
the exultation of victory
"The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight"
wallow, rejoice, triumph(verb)
be ecstatic with joy
gloat, triumph, crow(verb)
dwell on with satisfaction
exuberate, exult, rejoice, triumph, jubilate(verb)
to express great joy
"Who cannot exult in Spring?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
triumph(noun)ˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf
victory or success, or the feeling of this
the army's triumph over its enemy; The exhibition was a real triumph.; the look of triumph in her eyes
triumph(verb)ˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf
to win or have success
a determination that allowed her to triumph over her disabilities
a magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy
hence, any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant
a state of joy or exultation for success
success causing exultation; victory; conquest; as, the triumph of knowledge
a trump card; also, an old game at cards
to celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation
to obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail
to be prosperous; to flourish
to play a trump card
to obtain a victory over; to prevail over; to conquer. Also, to cause to triumph
Translations for triumph
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a great victory or success
The battle ended in a triumph for the Romans.
- голяма победаBulgarian
- triunfoPortuguese (BR)
- der SiegGerman
- triumf; sejrDanish
- pobjeda, sjajan uspjehCroatian
- seier, triumfNorwegian
- победа; триумфRussian
- triumf, segerSwedish
- 凱旋，勝利，成功Chinese (Trad.)
- chiến thắngVietnamese
- 凯旋，胜利，成功Chinese (Simp.)
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