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English noun: trump

1. trump (artifact) a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps


SamplesThe ace of trumps is a sure winner.


Synonymstrump card


Broader (hypernym)playing card

2. trump (artifact) (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand


SamplesClubs were declared trumps.
A trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led.


Broader (hypernym)suit


Domain categorycard game, cards

3. trump (artifact) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves


Synonymscornet, horn, trumpet


Broader (hypernym)brass, brass instrument


Narrower (hyponym)serpent


English verb: trump

1. trump (perception) produce a sound as if from a trumpet


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

2. trump (competition) get the better of


SamplesThe goal was to best the competition.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to trump his opponent


Synonymsbest, outdo, outflank, scoop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish


Narrower (hyponym)outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart

3. trump (competition) play a trump


Synonymsruff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, move


Narrower (hyponym)crossruff, overtrump


Domain categorycard game, cards

4. trump (communication) proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare


Synonymstrump out


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


Broader (hypernym)announce, denote









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