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Noun: triumph  trI-úm(p)f
  1. A successful ending of a struggle or contest
    "the agreement was a triumph for common sense";
    - victory
  2. The exultation of victory
Verb: triumph  trI-úm(p)f
  1. Prove superior
    "The champion triumphed, though it was a hard fight";
    - prevail
  2. Be ecstatic with joy
    - wallow, rejoice
  3. Dwell on with satisfaction
    - gloat, crow
  4. To express great joy
    "Who cannot triumph in Spring?";
    - exuberate, exult, rejoice, jubilate

Derived forms: triumphed, triumphs, triumphing

Type of: be on cloud nine, blow, bluster, boast, brag, buck up [informal], cheer, cheer up, conclusion, ending, exult, exultation, finish, gas [informal], gasconade [archaic], jolly [informal], jubilance, jubilancy, jubilation, jump for joy, shoot a line [informal], skite [Austral, NZ, informal], success, swash [archaic], tout, vaunt, walk on air, win

Antonym: defeat

Encyclopedia: Triumph, the Insult-Comic Dog