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Meaning of SUCCESSFUL

Pronunciation:  suk'sesful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
 

SUCCESSFUL is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: booming, eminent, flourishing, in(p), made, no-hit, palmy, productive, prospering, prosperous, roaring, self-made, sure-fire, thriving, triple-crown, victorious, winning
 
 Antonyms: unsuccessful
 
 See Also: fortunate, undefeated

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suc*cess"ful\, a.
Resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success;
accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect;
hence, prosperous; fortunate; happy; as, a successful use of
medicine; a successful experiment; a successful enterprise.

      Welcome, nephews, from successful wars.  --Shak.

Syn: Happy; prosperous; fortunate; auspicious; lucky. See
     {Fortunate}. -- {Suc*cess"ful*ly}, adv. --
     {Suc*cess"ful*ness}, n.

 

 

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