- success used once.
- Bible Reference: Joshua 1:8
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H7919 Used 1 time
SUCCESS', noun [Latin successus, from succedo.]
1. The favorable or prosperous termination of any thing attempted; a termination which answers the purpose intended; properly in a good sense, but often in a bad sense.
Or teach with more success her son,
The vices of the time to shun.
Every reasonable man cannot but wish me success in this attempt.
Be not discouraged in a laudable undertaking at the ill success of the first attempt.
Military successes, above all others, elevate the minds of a people.
2. Succession. [Not in use.]
[Note. success without an epithet, generally means a prosperous issue.]
SUCCESS'FUL, adjective Terminating in accomplishing what is wished or intended; having the desired effect; hence, in a good sense, prosperous; fortunate; happy; as a successful application of medicine; a successful experiment in chimistry or in agriculture; a successful enterprise.
1. In a bad sense; as a successful attempt to subvert the constitution.
SUCCESS'FULLY, adverb With a favorable termination of what is attempted; prosperously; favorably.
A reformation successfully carried on--
SUCCESS'FULNESS, noun Prosperous conclusion; favorable event; success.
SUCCES'SION, noun [Latin successio.]
1. A following of things in order; consecution; series of things following one another, either in time or place. Thus we speak of a succession of events in chronology, a succession of kings or bishops, and a succession of words or sentences.
2. The act of succeeding or coming in the place of another; as, this happened after the succession of that prince to the throne. So we speak of the succession of heirs to the estates of their ancestors, or collateral succession
3. Lineage; an order or series of descendants.
A long succession must ensue.
4. The power or right of coming to the inheritance of ancestors. He holds the property by the title of succession
What people is so void of common sense,
To vote succession from a native prince?
Succession of crops, in agriculture, is more generally called rotation.
1. Following in order or uninterrupted course, as a series of persons or things, and either in time or place; as the successive revolutions of years or ages; the successive kings of Egypt. The author holds this strain of declamation through seven successive pages or chapters.
Send the successive ills through ages down.
2. Inherited by succession; as a successive title; a successive empire. [Little used.]
SUCCESS'IVELY, adverb In a series or order, one following another. He left three sons, who all reigned successively
The whiteness at length changed successively into blue, indigo and violet.
SUCCESS'IVENESS, noun The state of being successive.
SUCCESS'LESS, adjective Having no success; unprosperous; unfortunate; failing to accomplish what was intended.
Successless all her soft caresses prove.
Best temper'd steel successless prov'd in field.
SUCCESS'LESSNESS, noun Unprosperous conclusion.
SUCCESS'OR, noun [Latin] One that succeeds or follows; one that takes the place which another has left, and sustains the like part or character; correlative to predecessor; as the successor of a deceased king; the successor of a president or governor; a man's son and successor
A gift to a corporation, either of lands or of chattels, without naming their successors, vests an absolute property in them so long as the corporation subsists.