Triumph vs Reduction - What's the difference?

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Triumph is a related term of reduction.

As nouns the difference between triumph and reduction

is that triumph is triumph while reduction is reduction.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) triumphe , from (etyl) .


(en noun)
  • A conclusive success following an effort, conflict, or confrontation of obstacles; victory; conquest.
  • the triumph of knowledge
  • A magnificent and imposing ceremonial performed in honor of a victor.
  • (obsolete) Any triumphal procession; a pompous exhibition; a stately show or pageant.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Our daughter, / In honour of whose birth these triumphs are, / Sits here, like beauty's child.
  • A state of joy or exultation at success.
  • * Milton
  • Great triumph and rejoicing was in heaven.
  • * Dryden
  • Hercules from Spain / Arrived in triumph , from Geryon slain.
  • (obsolete) A trump card.
  • A card game, also called trump.
  • (historical, Ancient Rome) a ceremony held to publicly celebrate and sanctify the military achievement of an army commander.
  • A work of art, cuisine, etc. of very high quality.
  • Scorsese's latest film is a triumph .
    This wedding cake is a triumph .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .


    (en verb)
  • To celebrate victory with pomp; to rejoice over success; to exult in an advantage gained; to exhibit exultation.
  • * Bible, Psalms xciv. 3
  • How long shall the wicked triumph ?
  • * Shakespeare
  • Sorrow on thee and all the pack of you / That triumph thus upon my misery!
  • To prevail over rivals, challenges, or difficulties.
  • To succeed, win, or attain ascendancy.
  • * Macaulay
  • On this occasion, however, genius triumphed.
  • To be prosperous; to flourish.
  • * Trumbull
  • where commerce triumphed on the favouring gales
  • To play a trump in a card game.
  • (Ben Jonson)




    (en noun)
  • The act, process, or result of reducing.
  • The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.
  • A 5% reduction in robberies
  • (chemistry) A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.
  • (cooking) The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.
  • (mathematics) The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.
  • (computability theory) a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.
  • (music) An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.
  • (philosophy, phenomenology) A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)
  • (medicine) A medical procedure to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
  • Antonyms

    * elevation * expansion * increase * promotion * (chemistry): oxidation


    * introduce