Suc·cess·ful a. Resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success; accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect; hence, prosperous; fortunate; happy; as, a successful use of medicine; a successful experiment; a successful enterprise.
Welcome, nephews, from successful wars. --Shak.
Syn: -- Happy; prosperous; fortunate; auspicious; lucky. See Fortunate.
-- Suc*cess*ful*ly, adv. -- Suc*cess*ful*ness, n.
adj : having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a
successful architect"; "a successful business venture"