Resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success; accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect; prosperous; fortunate; happy (adjective)
Examples of word successful
Another important thing about Mozart to keep in mind is that his father was also a successful musician, as well as a _successful teacher_ of music who saw that his son had talent devoted a lot of time and effort towards making that talent bloom as much as possible.
The term successful, unfortunately, is a bit of a-- a bit of a vague term.
SANJAY GUPTA, CNN CHIEF MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: Yes, you know, the term successful is a little bit of a vague term when it comes to this.
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"I find the term successful fascinating when used around institutional repositories," says eScholarship Publishing Group director Catherine Mitchell.