Tri·umph, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Triumphed p. pr. & vb. n. Triumphing.]
1. To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.
How long shall the wicked triumph? --Ps. xciv. 3.
Sorrow on thee and all the pack of you
That triumph thus upon my misery! --Shak.
2. To obtain victory; to be successful; to prevail.
Triumphing over death, and chance, and thee, O Time. --Milton.
On this occasion, however, genius triumphed. --Macaulay.
3. To be prosperous; to flourish.
Where commerce triumphed on the favoring gales. --Trumbull.
4. To play a trump card. [Obs.]
Tri·umph·ing, a. Having or celebrating a triumph; victorious; triumphant. -- Tri*umph*ing*ly, adv.