Synonyms and Antonyms of successful

  1. 1 having attained a desired end or state of good fortune <the play had a successful run on Broadway> Synonyms flourishing, going, palmy, prosperous, thriving, triumphant Related Words coming, promising; booming, growing, roaring, robust; boffo, gangbusters (also gangbuster), runaway, socko Phrases in clover (also in the clover) Near Antonyms futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, no-good, unpromising; collapsing, failing, flopping, flunking, folding, washing-out; declining, slipping, slumping, waning; bankrupt, kaput (also kaputt), kerflooey; destroyed, ruined, wrecked Antonyms failed, unsuccessful

  2. 2 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically <sold their successful dry-cleaning business and retired to Hawaii> Synonyms booming, boomy, flourishing, golden, halcyon, healthy, lush, palmy, prospering, roaring, prosperous, thrivingRelated Words affluent, moneyed (also monied), opulent, rich, substantial, wealthy, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do; comfortableNear Antonyms declining, dying, failing, floundering, languishing, struggling; bankrupt, bankrupted, insolventAntonyms depressed, unprosperous, unsuccessful

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