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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. Welcome, nephews, from successful wars. (Shak)

Synonym: Happy, prosperous, fortunate, auspicious, lucky. See Fortunate.

Successfully, Successfulness.