[suh k-ses-fuh l] /səkˈsɛs fəl/
achieving or having achieved .
having attained wealth, position, honors, or the like.
resulting in or attended with .
having succeeded in one’s endeavours
marked by a favourable outcome
having obtained fame, wealth, etc
1580s, from success + -ful. Originally any kind of success; since late 19c. it has tended to mean “wealthy” unless otherwise indicated. Related: Successfully.
- Half the battle
A successful beginning, as in You’ve got the shopping list done—that’s half the battle. This expression is an abbreviation of an 18th-century proverb, “The first blow is half the battle.”
noun 1. the state or time of the tide when halfway between high water and low water. noun 1. the state of the tide between flood and ebb
- Half tiger
noun 1. (South African, slang) a five-rand coin
[haf-tim-berd, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈtɪm bərd, ˈhɑf-/ adjective 1. (of a house or building) having the frame and principal supports of timber and the interstices filled in with masonry, plaster, or the like. adjective 1. (of a building, wall, etc) having an exposed timber framework filled with brick, stone, or plastered laths, as in Tudor architecture