1 adj Something that is successful achieves what it was intended to achieve. Someone who is successful achieves what they intended to achieve.
oft ADJ in -ing (Antonym: unsuccessful)
How successful will this new treatment be?..., I am looking forward to a long and successful partnership with him..., She has been comparatively successful in maintaining her privacy.
successfully adv ADV with v
The doctors have successfully concluded preliminary tests.
2 adj Something that is successful is popular or makes a lot of money.
...the hugely successful movie that brought Robert Redford an Oscar for his directing..., One of the keys to successful business is careful planning.
3 adj Someone who is successful achieves a high position in what they do, for example in business or politics.
oft ADJ in n (Antonym: unsuccessful)
Women do not necessarily have to imitate men to be successful in business..., She is a successful lawyer.
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famously (informal) favourably, in triumph, swimmingly, victoriously, well, with flying colours
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