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[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.


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