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Definition 1: having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where successful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a successful architect
  • a successful business venture

(successful is similar to ...) having won

"the victorious entry" "the winning team"

(successful is similar to ...) of a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness races

(successful is similar to ...) unofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in

(successful is similar to ...) certain to be successful

"a sure-fire way to get rich"

(successful is similar to ...) having achieved success or recognition by your own efforts

"a self-made millionaire"

(successful is similar to ...) yielding positive results

(successful is similar to ...) of a game (or the pitching) in which a pitcher allows the opponent no hits

"a no-hit pitcher" "a no-hit game"

(successful is similar to ...) successful or assured of success

"now I am a made man forever"

(successful is similar to ...) holding office

"the in party"

(successful is similar to ...) very lively and profitable

"flourishing businesses" "a palmy time for stockbrokers" "a prosperous new business" "doing a roaring trade" "a thriving tourist center" "did a thriving business in orchids"

(successful is similar to ...) resoundingly successful and popular

"for years he was a boffo box office certainty"

(means also ...) producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)

"productive farmland" "his productive years" "a productive collaboration"

(means also ...) having unexpected good fortune

"other, less fortunate, children died" "a fortunate choice"

(means also ...) victorious

"undefeated in battle" "an undefeated team"

(... are attributes of successful) a state of prosperity or fame

"he is enjoying great success" "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"

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