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  Definition of Success
  1. an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"
  2. an event that accomplishes its intended purpose; "let''s call heads a success and tails a failure"; "the election was a remarkable success for Republicans"
  3. a person with a record of successes; "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
  4. a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"
Similar Words: achiever, winner, succeeder

 

Hyponyms: winning, hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang, bell ringer, bull's eye, mark, home run, conquest, coup, flying colors, flying colours, passing, pass, qualifying, overturn, upset, seduction, score, solution, barnburner, Godspeed, victory, triumph, bite, first lady, highflier, highflyer, natural, sleeper, big time, pay dirt

 

Attributes: successful, unsuccessful

 

Derivational Morphology: succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods, acquire, gain, achieve, accomplish, attain, reach

 

 
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