triumph

[ trahy-uhmf, -uhmf ]
/ ˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf /

noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to conquer; triumph over.

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Origin of triumph

before 900; Middle English triumphe (noun), Old English triumpha < Latin triump(h)us, perhaps < Etruscan < Greek thríambos hymn to Dionysus

SYNONYMS FOR triumph

1 success. See victory.
3 jubilation, celebration.
6 succeed.

OTHER WORDS FROM triumph

tri·umph·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for triumph

triumph
/ (ˈtraɪəmf) /

noun

verb (intr)

Derived forms of triumph

triumpher, noun

Word Origin for triumph

C14: from Old French triumphe, from Latin triumphus, from Old Latin triumpus; probably related to Greek thriambos Bacchic hymn
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