on the altar of success

Definition of on the altar of success

  1. :  in order to achieve success She sacrificed honesty on the altar of success.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a table on which the eucharistic elements are consecrated or which serves as a center of worship or ritual

  1. :  outcome, result

    :  degree or measure of succeeding

    :  favorable or desired outcome

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up on the altar of success? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).