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success meaning

EN[səkˈsɛs]
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WSuccess
  • Success may refer to:
  • Attainment of higher social status
  • Achievement of a goal, for example academic success
  • The opposite of failure
EN Success

    Definition of success in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsuccessesSUF-ess
    1. OBS Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.
      1. The achievement of one's aim or goal.
        1. His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success.
      2. (business) financial profitability.
        1. Don't let success go to your head.
      3. One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.
        1. Scholastically, he was a success.
        2. The new range of toys has been a resounding success.
      4. The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.
        1. She is country music's most recent success.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • One of the keys to success in business is never to take your eye off the ball.
        • The success of an attempt to acierate iron will depend on the amount of nitrogen contained by the iron during carburation.
        • The success of the economic policies should win Mr. Smith the next elections. ‎
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • I misspent my youth making friends and meeting people. Wait a minute, that's the secret of my success!
        • Thank you to all our dedicated volunteers who have given of themselves to make this project a success.
        • The opportunity served a springboard to their success.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en successful
        2. en succession
        3. fr succession
        4. en successfully
        5. en successor
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Grammatically, this word "success" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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