Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
success /sək'ses/
  • danh từ
    • sự thành công, sự thắng lợi
      • military success: thắng lợi quân sự
      • nothing succeeds like success: thắng lợi này dẫn đến thắng lợi khác
    • người thành công, người thành đạt (trong một việc gì); thí sinh trúng tuyển
      • to be a success in art: là một người thành công trong nghệ thuật
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) kết quả
Concise Dictionary
+an event that accomplishes its intended purpose
+an attainment that is successful
+a state of prosperity or fame
+a person with a record of successes

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 good or happy result or outcome, good fortune, achievement, triumph, attainment, ascendancy, prosperity:
The success of the fast food business is evident everywhere.
2 star, celebrity, (big) name, sensation:
She was a great success as a singer, dancer, and actress.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] ~ (in sth / in doing sth) the fact that you have achieved sth that you want and have been trying to do or get; the fact of becoming rich or famous or of getting a high social position: What's the secret of your success? + I didn't have much success in finding a job. + Confidence is the key to success. + commercial / economic / electoral success + Their plan will probably meet with little success. + She was surprised by the book's success (= that it had sold a lot of copies). + They didn't have much success in life.
2 [C] a person or thing that has achieved a good result and been successful: The party was a big success. + He's proud of his daughter's successes. + She wasn't a success as a teacher. + He was determined to make a success of the business.
Antonym: FAILURE
Collocation Dictionary

1 good results


considerable, conspicuous, enormous, great, notable, overwhelming, phenomenal, remarkable, spectacular, tremendous, unprecedented | limited, moderate, modest
The campaign to stop drink-driving had only limited success.
| popular, public | early, initial | immediate | long-term, short-term | business, commercial, economic, financial | academic, educational, electoral, literary, military, etc. | international
The company's excellent marketing has resulted in enormous international success.


amount, degree
Initially, the venture enjoyed a fair amount of success.


achieve, enjoy, have, notch up
She had little success in getting new customers. He is keen to notch up yet another success.
| bring
A change of management failed to bring success.
| end in, lead to, result in
The year-long fight for a pay rise ended in success.
| ensure, guarantee
We can't guarantee immediate success.
| be vital to
Your contribution was vital to the success of the concert.


Success didn't come overnight?she struggled for years before making any money.
| lie (in sth)
Much of his success lies in his skill in handling staff.
| depend on sth
The success or failure of the project depends on how committed the managers are.


The operation has a success rate of over 80%.
| story
The company has been one of the success stories of the past decade.


without ~
She tried to persuade them without success.
| ~ in
I've had some success in getting rid of the weeds.
| ~ with
the secret of his success with women


a chance/hope of success
What are our chances of success? We're trying to get him to sponsor us, but there's not much hope of success.
| confident of success
She had worked hard and was confident of success.
| the key to success, a lack of success, the secret of (sb's) success, a symbol of (sb's) success

2 sth that achieves its aim


big, complete, considerable, conspicuous, enormous, great, huge, major, notable, outstanding, phenomenal, popular, real, remarkable, resounding, roaring, runaway, spectacular, total, tremendous, unprecedented, unqualified
The band's new album has been a runaway success.
| modest, qualified | business, commercial, economic, popular
The book proved a major commercial success.
| international | immediate


be, prove | have
We had one or two outstanding successes.
| judge sth
The event was judged a success by its organizers.
| make
She's made a real success of that job.


wish sb (every) success
We are sad to see Hiroko go, and wish her every success in the future.

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