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.
Initially, the venture enjoyed a fair amount of success.
VERB + SUCCESS
achieve, enjoy, have, notch up
She had little success in getting new customers. He is keen to notch up yet another success.
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 + VERB
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.
SUCCESS + NOUN
The operation has a success rate of over 80%.
The company has been one of the success stories of the past decade.
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
VERB + SUCCESS
be, prove | have
We had one or two outstanding successes.
| judge sth
The event was judged a success by its organizers.
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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