Synonyms and Antonyms of success

  1. 1 a person or thing that is successful their homemade jellies have been such a success that they are now distributed nationwide Synonyms blockbuster, megahit, smash, hit, supernova, winnerRelated Words blue chip, blue chipper, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, pip, prizewinner; gem, jewel, treasure; marvel, natural, phenomenon, sensation, wonder; coup, triumph, victoryNear Antonyms disappointment, fizzle, lemon, loserAntonyms bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, debacle (also débâcle), dud, failure, fiasco, flop, misfire, turkey, washout

  2. 2 a successful result brought about by hard work a long list of successes that the retiring president of the college can point to with pride Synonyms achievement, acquirement, attainment, baby, coup, accomplishment, triumphRelated Words blockbuster, hit, jackpot, megahit, miracle, smash, winner; conquest, gain, victory, win; skill; deed, feat, performance; arrival, completion, consummation, culmination, execution, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, realizationNear Antonyms botch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles; bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout; disappointment, letdown, loss, setbackAntonyms nonachievement

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