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triumph

[ trahy-uhmf, -uhmf ]
/ ˈtraɪ əmf, -ʌmf /
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noun
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
to conquer; triumph over.
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Origin of triumph

First recorded before 900; Middle English triumphe (noun), Old English triumpha, from Latin triump(h)us, perhaps from Etruscan, from Greek thríambos “hymn to Dionysus”

synonym study for triumph

1. See victory.

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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