success

  • 1 Success — may mean: * a level of social status * achievement of an objective/goal * the opposite of failure Geography * Success, Western Australia, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia in Australia * Success, Arkansas, United States * Success, Missouri,… …

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  • 2 success — UK US /səkˈses/ noun ► [U] the achieving of the results that were wanted or hoped for: »The company s success is a result of its business model. success in sth »Knowledge workers are essential for success in technology driven industries.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Success — Suc*cess , n. [L. successus: cf. F. succ[ e]s. See {Succeed}.] 1. Act of succeeding; succession. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Then all the sons of these five brethren reigned By due success. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. That which comes after; hence,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 success — 1530s, result, outcome, from L. successus an advance, succession, happy outcome, from succedere come after (see SUCCEED (Cf. succeed)). Meaning accomplishment of desired end (good success) first recorded 1580s. The moral flabbiness born of the… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 Success — Success, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 180 Housing Units (2000): 85 Land area (2000): 0.218415 sq. miles (0.565692 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.218415 sq. miles (0.565692 sq.… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 6 Success, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 180 Housing Units (2000): 85 Land area (2000): 0.218415 sq. miles (0.565692 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.218415 sq. miles (0.565692 sq. km) FIPS code …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 7 Success! — is a musical by Bernard J. Taylor that was first recorded in 1993 as a studio concept album featuring various End stars including Lon Satton (who created the role of Poppa in Andrew Lloyd Webber s Starlight express, Claire Moore (singer), Kathryn …

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  • 8 success — ► NOUN 1) the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. 2) the attainment of fame, wealth, or social status. 3) a person or thing that achieves success. ORIGIN Latin successus, from succedere come close after …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 success — index advantage, benefit (betterment), fruition, progress, prosperity, satisfaction (fulfilment) …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 success — [n] favorable outcome accomplishment, achievement, advance, arrival, ascendancy, attainment, bed of roses*, benefit, big hit*, boom*, clover*, consummation, do well, Easy Street*, éclat, eminence, fame, flying colors*, fortune, fruition, gain,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 success — [sək ses′] n. [L successus < pp. of succedere: see SUCCEED] 1. Obs. result; outcome 2. a) a favorable or satisfactory outcome or result b) something having such an outcome 3. the gaining of wealth, fame, rank, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 success — noun 1 good results ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great, immense, massive ▪ considerable, real, tremendous ▪ conspicuous …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 success — suc|cess W1S1 [səkˈses] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of succedere; SUCCEED] 1.) when you achieve what you want or intend ≠ ↑failure be a big/huge/great etc success ▪ The experiment was a big success. without… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 success */*/*/ — UK [səkˈses] / US noun Word forms success : singular success plural successes Metaphor: Being successful is like being high up. Failing is like falling or being low down. The biography mainly dealt with his years at the top. ♦ Many people… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 success — suc|cess [ sək ses ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the achievement of something that you planned to do or attempted to do: Thorough preparation will increase your chances of success. The school has had a lot of success with its basic literacy program.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 Success — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Success >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 success success successfulness Sgm: N 1 speed speed Sgm: N 1 advance advance &c.(progress) 282 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 trump card trump card Sgm: N 2 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 success — noun 1 (U) the achieving of something you have been trying to do, with a good result: success in a highly competitive market | She puts her success down to hard work and good luck. | have success in doing sth: Did you have any success in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 success — n. 1) to achieve, attain (a) success; to enjoy success 2) to score a success 3) to make a success of smt. 4) a brilliant, great, howling, huge, resounding, signal, thorough, total, tremendous, unequivocal, unqualified success 5) a box office,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 success — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Favorable termination Nouns 1. success, successfulness; good fortune, luck, run of luck; prosperity; accomplishment (see completion); one s finest hour. 2. (financial success) great success, land office… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 success — [[t]səkse̱s[/t]] ♦♦ successes 1) N UNCOUNT Success is the achievement of something that you have been trying to do. It s important for the long term success of any diet that you vary your meals. ...the success of European business in building a… …

    English dictionary


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