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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Successful  \Suc*cess"ful\,  a. 
  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. 
 
  Welcome,  nephews,  from  successful  wars.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Happy;  prosperous;  fortunate;  auspicious;  lucky.  See 
  {Fortunate}.  --  {Suc*cess"ful*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Suc*cess"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  successful 
  adj  :  having  succeeded  or  being  marked  by  a  favorable  outcome;  "a 
  successful  architect";  "a  successful  business  venture" 
  [ant:  {unsuccessful}] 




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