Success Definition

sək-sĕs
noun
A favorable or satisfactory outcome or result.
Webster's New World
Something having such an outcome.
Webster's New World
Result; outcome.
Webster's New World
The gaining of wealth, fame, rank, etc.
Webster's New World
The extent of such gain.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Success

Noun

Singular:
success
Plural:
successes

Origin of Success

  • From Latin successus, from succedere (“to succeed"), from sub (“next to") + cedere (“to go, move")

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin successus from past participle of succēdere to succeed succeed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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