What does successful mean?

Definitions for successful
səkˈsɛs fəlsuc·cess·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word successful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. successfuladjective

    having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

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

Wiktionary

  1. successfuladjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Successfuladjective

    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

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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. Vince Lombardi:

    The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

  2. John Venable of D.C.-based:

    The Chinese began this particular glide vehicle in 2014, they had nine successful tests since then, approximately. The idea that this is new, that this is a revelation that caught the U.S. government by surprise is a misnomer.

  3. Lukas Nelson:

    Ultimately the only thing that [ brings ] successful entertainers together is just complete dedication and hard work and focus -- focus on their craft, so to put someone on a pedestal as being more than life -- larger than life -- is a mistake when you're hanging out with them because then people feel like they have a pressure to sort of be someone that they're not when they're with you. Most people just want to be able to relax and not have to talk about themselves.

  4. Katie Hill:

    Barack Obama wants to help Democrats win, and that is why Barack Obama has been happy to speak privately with candidates and potential candidates seeking Barack Obama guidance on the best way to lead the country, president Obama's private counsel to candidates largely mirrors his public pronouncements that the most successful candidates will always show up, be present and make their case even in areas or in front of audiences they may not necessarily win, express views and positions that reflect their genuine beliefs and share a positive vision for the country true to their own personal story.

  5. Costa Rica foreign minister:

    The pilot operation ... has been successful so far.

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