Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trump

3 senses of trump

Sense 1
trump, trump card -- (a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps; "the ace of trumps is a sure winner")
       => playing card -- (one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games)

Sense 2
trump -- ((card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand; "clubs were declared trumps"; "a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led")
       => suit -- (playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?")

Sense 3
cornet, horn, trumpet, trump -- (a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves)
       => brass, brass instrument -- (a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trump

4 senses of trump

Sense 1
trump -- (produce a sound as if from a trumpet)
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 2
outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop -- (get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

Sense 3
trump, ruff -- (play a trump)
       => move, go -- (have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?")

Sense 4
trump, trump out -- (proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare)
       => announce, denote -- (make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly")

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