Character 7
Hyphenation suc cess
Pronunciations /səkˈsɛs/

Definitions and meanings of "Success"

What do we mean by success?

The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted. noun

The gaining of fame or prosperity. noun

The extent of such gain. noun

One that is successful. noun

A result or an outcome. noun

Succession; order of sequence. noun

The termination of any affair, whether happy or (now rarely) unhappy; issue; result; consequence. noun

A favorable or prosperous termination of anything attempted; a termination which answers the purpose intended; prosperous issue; often, specifically, the gaining of money, position, or other advantage. noun

A successful undertaking or attempt; what is done with a favorable result: as, political or military successes. noun

One who or that which succeeds, especially in a way that is public or notorious: as, the speech was a success; he is a social success. noun

Act of succeeding; succession. noun

That which comes after; hence, consequence, issue, or result, of an endeavor or undertaking, whether good or bad; the outcome of effort. noun

The favorable or prosperous termination of anything attempted; the attainment of a proposed object; prosperous issue. noun

That which meets with, or one who accomplishes, favorable results, as a play or a player. noun

Financial profitability. noun

One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals. noun

A person with a record of successes noun

A state of prosperity or fame noun

An attainment that is successful noun

The achievement of one's aim or goal.

Financial profitability.

One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.

The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect or fame.

Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Success

The word "success" in example sentences

So if a naturalist argument based on success is to succeed, some other naturalistically acceptable but non-question begging understanding of ˜success™ must be found. ❋ Paseau, Alexander (2008)

Won't that poor little mind of yours grapple with the fact that the Hawkins Alcomotive is a success -- a _success? ❋ Edgar Franklin (1918)

The man whose mind is set firmly toward achievement does not appropriate success, _he is success_. ❋ Orison Swett Marden (1887)

He said that the person who displaced that board had better not be encouraged by the success -- he said _success_ with a curious emphasis -- of the present experiment to attempt another trick of the kind. ❋ Edward Eggleston (1869)

Roy Hodgson, who was fired by Liverpool after 191 days, diagnoses a distortion of the term "success": a money-induced and society-driven mangling of perspective. ❋ Unknown (2011)

In fact, in that moment I knew the genuine definition of the word success and so did Will. ❋ Jack Canfield (2009)

Seems that the term success was poorly chosen and despite its context may have caused some concern to some. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Manchester United have scored another title success by being valued as the biggest football club in the world. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The stunning emergence of Lewis Hamilton has softened the blow, especially after his title success last year, and Dennis was phlegmatic as he considered the reasons why each of the drivers departed. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The title success has prompted Figo to confirm that he will stop playing top-level football at the end of the season. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Button enjoyed a rare extravagance following his title success in Sao Paulo after his Brawn team-mate Rubens Barrichello offered to fly the Briton back to his homeland to celebrate on his own private jet. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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