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
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    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. Stefan Quandt:

    We have set the course for the future and are very happy about a successful generational change at the top of the company.

  2. Koch Industries spokesman Ken Spain:

    If politicians or political organizations decide to double down on falsely attacking the reputations of Koch Industries, its shareholders, and 60,000 American employees, it is likely to be as successful as it was in 2014.

  3. Carol Meredith:

    I've had friends who've been very successful with online dating, I've had some not so good experiences, i just kind of feel like maybe online dating might not be for me. I mean there are a lot of scammers out there.

  4. W. Clement Stone:

    Success is achieved and maintained by those who TRY, And keep TRYING. Where there is nothing to lose by TRYING, And a great deal to gain if SUCCESSFUL, By all means, TRY. DO IT NOW

  5. Brian Tracy:

    Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me

Images & Illustrations of successful

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