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trump in Cards topic

trumptrump2 verb [transitive] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š 1 DGCto play a trump that beats someone elseโ€™s card in a game2 to do better than someone else in a situation when people are competing with each other ๐Ÿ”Š By wearing a simple but stunning dress, she had trumped them all. โ†’ trump something โ†” upโ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
trumpโ€ข In the contest for national ascendancy, motherhood appeared to be trumping arms-bearing.โ€ข Benckiser trumped Green's bid to buy the company.โ€ข A family's decision for a woman to marry trumps her own decision to participate politically.โ€ข When state department analysts are asked for their opinions, however, pragmatism will probably trump ideology.โ€ข That easily trumped the 23 percent winnings turned in by the overall market.โ€ข That you have trumped this up.โ€ข Anxious to avoid indictment, peasants trumped up charges against their neighbors, while others accused their rivals of imaginary crimes.