Definition of Successful

1. Adjective. Having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome. "A successful business venture"




Definition of Successful

1. 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.

Definition of Successful

1. Adjective. Resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success; accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect; prosperous; fortunate; happy ¹

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Definition of Successful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Successful

succeeder
succeeders
succeeding
succeeding(a)
succeedingly
succeeds
succentor
succentors
succes
success
success has many fathers, failure is an orphan
success story
successary
successe
successes
successful (current term)
successfully
successfulness
succession
successional
successionally
successionism
successionist
successionists
successions
successism
successive
successively
successiveness
successless

Literary usage of Successful

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1. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"A successful VOYAGE. CHAPTER V. A successful VOYAGE. SO many duties pressed upon me, that my first thoughts on waking made me anxious. ..."

2. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1895)
"This report was based upon the successful treatment of an adult apparently drowned upon whom the ordinary methods of resuscitation had been employed without ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The teaching staff for 1916-17 includes 32 priests and 47 laymen. the chancellor successful candidates for degrees. Since 1911 summer courses have been ..."

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