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. [1913 Webster]

Welcome, nephews, from successful wars. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Happy; prosperous; fortunate; auspicious; lucky. See {Fortunate}. [1913 Webster] -- {Suc*cess"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Suc*cess"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.