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Synonyms for successsəkˈsɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. success(noun)

    an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

    "let's call heads a success and tails a failure"; "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs"

    winner, succeeder, achiever


  2. success(noun)

    an attainment that is successful

    "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success"

    winner, succeeder, achiever


  3. success(noun)

    a state of prosperity or fame

    "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"

    winner, succeeder, achiever


  4. achiever, winner, success, succeeder(noun)

    a person with a record of successes

    "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"

    success, winner, victor, succeeder, achiever


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. success

    Victory is the state resulting from the overcoming of an opponent or opponents in any contest, or from the overcoming of difficulties, obstacles, evils, etc., considered as opponents or enemies. In the latter sense any hard-won achievement, advantage, or success may be termed a victory. In conquest and mastery there is implied a permanence of state that is not implied in victory. Triumph, originally denoting the public rejoicing in honor of a victory, has come to signify also a peculiarly exultant, complete, and glorious victory. Compare CONQUER.

    achievement, advantage, conquest, mastery, supremacy, triumph, victory

    defeat, destruction, disappointment, disaster, failure, frustration, miscarriage, overthrow, retreat, rout

Editors Contribution

  1. achievement

    when you achieve something you succeed at your goal.

    you can't have success at anything without achieving it.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. success(n.)

    issue, result

  2. success(n.)

    prosperity, luck, good fortune, good luck, lucky hit, fortunate hit, prosperous issue

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