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English noun: triumph

1. triumph (event) a successful ending of a struggle or contest


SamplesA 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.


Synonymsvictory


Broader (hypernym)conclusion, ending, finish, success


Narrower (hyponym)blowout, checkmate, fall, independence, landslide, last laugh, laugher, pin, Pyrrhic victory, romp, runaway, service break, shoo-in, slam, sweep, walk-in, walkaway, waltz, win


Antonymsdefeat, licking

2. triumph (feeling) the exultation of victory


Broader (hypernym)exultation, jubilance, jubilancy, jubilation


English verb: triumph

1. triumph (competition) prove superior


SamplesThe champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight.


Synonymsprevail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)win

2. triumph (emotion) be ecstatic with joy


Synonymsrejoice, wallow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)be on cloud nine, exult, jump for joy, walk on air

3. triumph (communication) dwell on with satisfaction


ExamplesSam and Sue triumph


Synonymscrow, gloat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt


Narrower (hyponym)congratulate, preen

4. triumph (communication) to express great joy


SamplesWho cannot exult in Spring?.


Synonymsexuberate, exult, jubilate, rejoice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)cheer, cheer up, chirk up


Narrower (hyponym)glory









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