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"
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;
informalkahuna, macher, high muckamuck
"her performance might well have made her a success"
antonyms: failure, flop, disaster, nobody
the good or bad outcome of an undertaking.
"the good or ill success of their maritime enterprises"