HyperDic: success

English > 4 senses of the word success:
NOUNeventsuccessan event that accomplishes its intended purpose
actsuccessan attainment that is successful
statesuccessa state of prosperity or fame
person success, achiever, winner, succeedera person with a record / record of successes
success > pronunciation
Soundssahkseh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > success: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event that accomplishes its intended purpose.
Examples
  • "let's call heads a success and tails a failure"
  • "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"
NarrowerGodspeedA successful journey
barnburnerAn impressively successful event
bite(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait
victory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
OppositefailureAn event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
Spanishacierto, éxito
Catalanèxit
English > success: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn attainment that is successful.
Examples
  • "his success in the marathon was unexpected"
  • "his new play was a great success"
Narrowerbell ringer, bull's eye, mark, home runSomething that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
conquestsuccess in mastering something difficult
coupA brilliant and notable success
flying colors, flying colourscomplete success
hit, smash, smasher, strike, bangA conspicuous success
overturn, upsetAn improbable and unexpected victory
passing, pass, qualifyingsuccess in satisfying a test or requirement
scoreThe act of scoring in a game / game / game or sport
seduction, conquestAn act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
solutionThe successful action of solving a problem
winningsucceeding with great difficulty
BroaderattainmentThe act of achieving an aim
Spanishéxito, hit
Catalanèxit
English > success: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA state of prosperity or fame.
Examples
  • "he is enjoying great success"
  • "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"
AttributessuccessfulHaving succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome / outcome
unsuccessfulnot successful
Narrowerbig timeThe highest level of an occupation (especially in entertainment)
pay dirtA profitable success
Broaderprosperity, successfulnessThe condition of prospering
Oppositefailurelack of success
Spanishéxito
Catalanèxit
English > success: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person with a record / record of successes.
Example "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
Synonymsachiever, winner, succeeder
Narrowerfirst ladyThe leading woman in an art or profession
greatA person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
highflier, highflyerA person of great ability and ambition
naturalsomeone regarded as certain to succeed
sleeperAn unexpected achiever of success
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositefailure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful personA person with a record of failing
Spanishéxito, ganador
Catalanèxit, guanyador

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