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Engelsk navneord: success

1. success (om begivenhed) an event that accomplishes its intended purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet's call heads a success and tails a failure.
The election was a remarkable success for the Whigs.


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termerbarnburner, bite, Godspeed, triumph, victory


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)failure

2. success (om handling) an attainment that is successful


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis success in the marathon was unexpected.
His new play was a great success.


Mindre specifikke termerattainment


Mere specifikke termerbang, bell ringer, bull's eye, conquest, conquest, coup, flying colors, flying colours, hit, home run, mark, overturn, pass, passing, qualifying, score, seduction, smash, smasher, solution, strike, upset, winning

3. success (om tilstand) a state of prosperity or fame


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is enjoying great success.
He does not consider wealth synonymous with success.


Mindre specifikke termerprosperity, successfulness


Mere specifikke termerbig time, pay dirt


Kendetegnersuccessful, unsuccessful


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)failure

4. success (om person) a person with a record of successes


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis son would never be the achiever that his father was.
Only winners need apply.
If you want to be a success you have to dress like a success.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)achiever, succeeder, winner


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Mere specifikke termerfirst lady, great, highflier, highflyer, natural, sleeper


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nonstarter, unsuccessful person, loser, failure









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