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Definition of "triumph" []

  • To be victorious or successful; win. (verb-intransitive)
  • To rejoice over a success or victory; exult. (verb-intransitive)
  • To receive honors upon return from a victory in ancient Rome. Used of a general. (verb-intransitive)
  • The fact of being victorious; victory or conquest. See Synonyms at victory. (noun)
  • A noteworthy or spectacular success. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "triumph" in a sentence
  • "LadyLiberty: yeah, it's a "triumph&# 8221; in the way book burnings are a triumph .."
  • "Protect them, and let those who love your name triumph in you."
  • "He sees a mighty hero returning in triumph from a bloody engagement, and makes bold to ask him two questions: -- 1."