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.
Syn. -- Happy; prosperous; fortunate; auspicious; lucky. See Fortunate.
-- Suc*cess"ful*ly, adv. -- Suc*cess"ful*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.