Triumph Tri"umph, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Triumphed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Triumphing}.] [L. triumphare: cf. F. triompher. See {Triumph}, n.] 1. To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation. [1913 Webster]

How long shall the wicked triumph? --Ps. xciv. 3. [1913 Webster]

Sorrow on thee and all the pack of you That triumph thus upon my misery! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail. [1913 Webster]

Triumphing over death, and chance, and thee, O Time. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

On this occasion, however, genius triumphed. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. To be prosperous; to flourish. [1913 Webster]

Where commerce triumphed on the favoring gales. --Trumbull. [1913 Webster]

4. To play a trump card. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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