To prevail over rivals, challenges, or difficulties.
Other Word Forms of Triumph
Origin of Triumph
Middle English triomfen from Old French triumpher from Latin triumphāre from triumphus triumph from earlier triumpus ultimately (probably via Etruscan) from Greek thriambos hymn to Dionysus
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French triumphe, from Latin triumphus (“triumphal procession"), ultimately from Ancient Greek θρίαμβος (thriambos, “thriambus").
From Latin triumphō.
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