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Victory vs. Triumph

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Victorynoun

(countable) An instance of having won a competition or battle or succeeded in an effort.

‘It was a great victory on the battlefield.’;

Triumphnoun

A conclusive success following an effort, conflict, or confrontation of obstacles; victory; conquest.

‘the triumph of knowledge’;

Victorynoun

(uncountable) The condition of having succeeded in a conflict or other effort.

Triumphnoun

A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a victor.

Victorynoun

(countable) A winged figure representing victory, common in Roman official iconography. See Winged victory.

Triumphnoun

(obsolete) Any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant.

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Victoryverb

(rare) To achieve a victory

Triumphnoun

A state of joy or exultation at success.

Victorynoun

The defeat of an enemy in battle, or of an antagonist in any contest; a gaining of the superiority in any struggle or competition; conquest; triumph; - the opposite of defeat.

‘Death is swallowed up in victory.’; ‘God on our side, doubt not of victory.’; ‘Victory may be honorable to the arms, but shameful to the counsels, of a nation.’;

Triumphnoun

(obsolete) A trump card.

Victorynoun

a successful ending of a struggle or contest;

‘the general always gets credit for his army's victory’; ‘the agreement was a triumph for common sense’;

Triumphnoun

A card game, also called trump.

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Victory

The term victory (from Latin victoria) originally applied to warfare, and denotes success achieved in personal combat, after military operations in general or, by extension, in any competition. Success in a military campaign is considered a strategic victory, while the success in a military engagement is a tactical victory.

Triumphnoun

a ceremony held to publicly celebrate and sanctify the military achievement of an army commander.

Triumphnoun

A work of art, cuisine, etc. of very high quality.

‘Scorsese's latest film is a triumph.’; ‘This wedding cake is a triumph.’;

Triumphverb

To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.

Triumphverb

To prevail over rivals, challenges, or difficulties.

Triumphverb

To succeed, win, or attain ascendancy.

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Triumphverb

To be prosperous; to flourish.

Triumphverb

To play a trump in a card game.

Triumphnoun

A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a general who had gained a decisive victory over a foreign enemy.

Triumphnoun

Hence, any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant.

‘Our daughter,In honor of whose birth these triumphs are,Sits here, like beauty's child.’;

Triumphnoun

A state of joy or exultation for success.

‘Great triumph and rejoicing was in heaven.’; ‘Hercules from SpainArrived in triumph, from Geryon slain.’;

Triumphnoun

Success causing exultation; victory; conquest; as, the triumph of knowledge.

Triumphnoun

A trump card; also, an old game at cards.

Triumphverb

To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.

‘How long shall the wicked triumph?’; ‘Sorrow on thee and all the pack of youThat triumph thus upon my misery!’;

Triumphverb

To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail.

‘Triumphing over death, and chance, and thee, O Time.’; ‘On this occasion, however, genius triumphed.’;

Triumphverb

To be prosperous; to flourish.

‘Where commerce triumphed on the favoring gales.’;

Triumphverb

To play a trump card.

Triumphverb

To obtain a victory over; to prevail over; to conquer. Also, to cause to triumph.

‘Two and thirty legions that aweAll nations of the triumphed word.’;

Triumphnoun

a successful ending of a struggle or contest;

‘the general always gets credit for his army's victory’; ‘the agreement was a triumph for common sense’;

Triumphnoun

the exultation of victory

Triumphverb

prove superior;

‘The champion prevailed, though it was a hard fight’;

Triumphverb

be ecstatic with joy

Triumphverb

dwell on with satisfaction

Triumphverb

to express great joy;

‘Who cannot exult in Spring?’;

Triumphnoun

a great victory or achievement

‘a garden built to celebrate Napoleon's many triumphs’;

Triumphnoun

the state of being victorious or successful

‘the king returned home in triumph’;

Triumphnoun

joy or satisfaction resulting from a success or victory

‘‘Here it is!’ Helen's voice rose in triumph’;

Triumphnoun

a highly successful example of something

‘the marriage had been a triumph of togetherness’;

Triumphnoun

the processional entry of a victorious general into ancient Rome.

Triumphverb

achieve a victory; be successful

‘they had no chance of triumphing over the Nationalists’;

Triumphverb

rejoice or exult at a victory or success

‘she stopped triumphing over Mrs Ward's failure’;

Triumphverb

(of a Roman general) ride into ancient Rome after a victory.

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