What does successful mean?

Definitions for successful
səkˈsɛs fəlsuc·cess·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. successful(adj)

    having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

    "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"

Wiktionary

  1. successful(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Successful(adj)

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #903

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1517

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successful' in Adjectives Frequency: #107

How to pronounce successful?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say successful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of successful in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of successful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of successful in a Sentence

  1. Mick Jagger:

    Boardwalk Empire's been very successful and Boardwalk Empire's great that a show about music can be that successful and it's good for everybody. And I think Boardwalk Empire's Boardwalk Empire.

  2. Chris Krebs:

    A successful ransomware attack at a critical point before an election could limit access to information and has the potential to undermine public confidence in the election itself. That is why we are working alongside election officials and their private sector partners to help protect their databases and respond to possible ransomware attacks.

  3. Golda Meir:

    To be successful, a woman has to be better at her job than a man.

  4. Joanna Cohen:

    For most people, it takes multiple tries to actually quit for good. But there's a lot of self-learning that happens each time you try. With a weekly cue, you get to try again more often and learn more quickly and hopefully be more successful sooner, versus only trying to quit on New Year.

  5. John Mitchell:

    I'm sure some of that stuff would have happened anyway, because frankly, successful companies have to do that.

Images & Illustrations of successful

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