Part of speech: adjective

Obtaining success; prosperous.

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Usage examples "successful":

  1. If she were playing a game it was well done and successful. - "The Eagle's Heart", Hamlin Garland.
  2. But the Minister was successful. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.
  3. I may never write a more successful play than 'Chances'; I may never get another play on the stage at all. - "The Whirligig of Time", Wayland Wells Williams.