Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a favorable outcome.
  • adjective Having obtained something desired or intended.
  • adjective Having achieved wealth or eminence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having or resulting in success; obtaining or terminating in the accomplishment of what is wished or intended; often, specifically, having succeeded in obtaining riches, high position, or other objects of ambition; prosperous; fortunate.
  • Synonyms Prosperous, etc. (see fortunate); effectual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From success +‎ -ful.

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