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Definition 1: a successful ending of a struggle or contest - [noun denoting event]

Samples where triumph or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a 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

Synonyms for triumph in the sense of this definition

(triumph is a kind of ...) event whose occurrence ends something

"his death marked the ending of an era" "when these final episodes are broadcast it will be the finish of the show"

(triumph is a kind of ...) an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

"let's call heads a success and tails a failure" "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"

(... is a kind of triumph ) a tennis game won on the opponent's service

(... is a kind of triumph ) an easy victory

(... is a kind of triumph ) complete victory

(... is a kind of triumph ) winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

(... is a kind of triumph ) a victory that is won by incurring terrible losses

(... is a kind of triumph ) ultimate success achieved after a near failure (inspired by the saying `he laughs best who laughs last')

"we had the last laugh after the votes were counted"

(... is a kind of triumph ) an overwhelming electoral victory

"Roosevelt defeated Hoover in a landslide"

(... is a kind of triumph ) the successful ending of the American Revolution

"they maintained close relations with England even after independence"

(... is a kind of triumph ) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

(... is a kind of triumph ) a victory (as in a race or other competition)

"he was happy to get the win"

(... is a kind of triumph ) an assured victory (especially in an election)

Definition 2: the exultation of victory - [noun denoting feeling]

(triumph is a kind of ...) a feeling of extreme joy

Definition 3: dwell on with satisfaction - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for triumph in the sense of this definition

(triumph is a kind of ...) show off

(... is a kind of triumph ) pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement

Definition 4: to express great joy - [verb of communication]

Samples where triumph or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Who cannot exult in Spring?

Synonyms for triumph in the sense of this definition

(triumph is a kind of ...) become cheerful

(... is a kind of triumph ) rejoice proudly

Definition 5: prove superior - [verb of competition]

Samples where triumph or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight

Synonyms for triumph in the sense of this definition

(triumph is a kind of ...) be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious

"He won the Gold Medal in skating" "Our home team won" "Win the game"

Definition 6: be ecstatic with joy - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for triumph in the sense of this definition

(triumph is a kind of ...) feel extreme happiness or elation

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