• noun: the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame
  • noun: degree or measure of succeeding
  • synonyms: outcome, succession


  • He tried to repair the engine but 'without success'. [=he was not able to repair the engine]

  • He will never 'succeed in' this business. [=he will never be successful in this business]

  • I am one of the diet clinic's 'success stories'. [=the diet clinic was able to help me]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Of course. Excuse me. I've really hit it off with Penny's parents. I think we can file this night under "Unqualified Success." Uh, I would hold off filing it just yet. What do you mean? Where's Penny? Uh... Ancient Egypt. (..)
    2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • (..) coming to dinner again? No. Oh. So, who's coming to dinner? Let's just say, if the evening is a success... we can put this whole "biting" business behind us. The Petersons! Welcome. So, he's literally a dog. Paul! (..)
    2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman