19 Oct 2014

success


success
səkˈsɛs/
noun
noun: success; plural noun: successes

1. the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
"the president had some success in restoring confidence"
synonyms: favourable outcome, successfulness, favourable result, successful outcome, positive result, victory, triumph
"we are very encouraged by the success of the scheme"
antonyms: failure
the attainment of fame, wealth, or social status.
"the success of his play"
synonyms: prosperity, prosperousness, successfulness, affluence, wealth, riches, fortune, opulence, luxury, comfort, life of ease, the good life, milk and honey
"the modern-day trappings of success"
antonyms: failure, poverty
a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains fame, wealth, etc.
"to judge from league tables, the school is a success"
synonyms: triumph, bestseller, box-office success, sell-out, coup, master stroke; More
informalhit, box-office hit, smash hit, smash, crowd-puller, winner, knockout, sensation, wow, biggie
"a West End musical success"
star, superstar, celebrity, big name, household name, somebody, important person, VIP, personality, public figure, dignitary, luminary, leading light;
informalceleb, bigwig, big shot, big noise, big cheese, big fish, megastar;
informalnob;
informalkahuna, macher, high muckamuck
"her performance might well have made her a success"
antonyms: failure, flop, disaster, nobody

2. archaic
the good or bad outcome of an undertaking.
"the good or ill success of their maritime enterprises"





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