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Synonyms

successful

adjective

achieving the result that you want

leading

adjective

main, most important, or most successful

thriving

adjective

very successful

high-flying

adjective

successful and determined to achieve more things

brilliant

adjective

very skilful, impressive, or successful

triumphant

adjective

a triumphant event is one in which someone has been successful or has won a victory

someone never looked back

used for saying that someone achieved something special and then became even more successful

distinguished

adjective

successful and respected by many people

big

adjective

powerful or successful in a particular area of activity

successful

adjective

used about someone who does well in their career or business

home and hosed

having achieved victory or success, or certain to achieve it

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a close second

almost as successful as someone or something else

ahead

adverb

used for saying that someone has made more progress than someone else, or more progress than expected

ahead

adverb

used for saying that someone is achieving more success in a competition, election etc than someone else

all right

adjective

mainly spoken going well, or happening successfully

ascendant

adjective

formal in the process of gaining power or influence over another person, group etc

breakout

adjective

American involving great success that makes someone or something very popular

bumper

adjective

bigger or more successful than usual

doing (very) nicely

successful and usually earning a lot of money

established

adjective

having existed for a long time, and therefore recognized as good or successful

flying high

very happy or successful

full steam ahead

making a lot of progress

glorious

adjective

extremely successful and likely to be remembered for a long time

go a long way

if you say that someone will go a long way, you think they will be successful in their life or career

going strong

successful or healthy, and doing well

golden

adjective

very happy or successful

growth

noun

used for describing industries, activities etc that are growing quickly

halcyon

adjective

literary very happy and peaceful or successful

have not heard the last of

used for saying that you think someone or something will continue to succeed or be famous, even though they have failed once

home and dry

having achieved victory or success, or certain to achieve it

huge

adjective

extremely successful and well known

in-form

adjective

an in-form athlete or team is performing well and at the expected level

in the vanguard

in a leading position

lethal

adjective

very successful or effective

meteoric

adjective

becoming very successful very quickly

on the crest of a wave

enjoying a period of great success or popularity

productive

adjective

achieving good results

rampant

adjective

Britishmainly journalism a sports team or player that is rampant is very impressive and wins easily

red-hot

adjective

informal very popular or successful

riding high

having a period of success

self-made

adjective

a self-made man or woman has become successful without help from other people

so far, so good

used for saying that someone or something has been successful up to this point

successful

adjective

used about a business or project that makes a lot of money

swimmingly

adverb

informal old-fashioned in an extremely satisfactory or successful way

top-rated

adjective

mainly journalism very popular, or successful

towering

adjective

mainly journalism extremely impressive, important, or successful

triumphant

adjective

successful

undefeated

adjective

without any losses in a particular period of time

upwardly mobile

adjective

someone who is upwardly mobile moves into a higher social class by becoming richer and more successful

vaunted

adjective

formal generally praised, or described as very important or successful

well-established

adjective

having existed for a long time, and having been successful or accepted for a long time

with a bang

in a very exciting or successful way

with flying colours

very successfully

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