Engelsk ordbog

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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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