triumph [-s] n

OFr triumphe.

  1. Music for a ceremony performed in honor of a hero, originally crowned with laurel in ancient Rome; [fig.] chorus that accompanies the entrance of a mortal into heaven.
  2. Elation; rapture.
  3. Victory; conquest.
  4. Joy; exultation for success.
  5. Celebration; pomp.

triumph [-ed] v

OFr triumpher < L.

  1. Flourish; be prosperous.
  2. Obtain victory.