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To be, or to become successful - thesaurus

Synonyms

punch above your weight

a country or organization that is punching above its weight has more influence internationally than its size would suggest

thrive

verb

to become very successful, happy, or healthy

prosper

verb

to be successful, especially by making a lot of money

succeed

verb

to do well in school, in your career, or in some other activity

establish

verb

to achieve success, so that people recognize your skill, qualities, or power

be a roaring success

to be very successful

be/get there

used for saying that someone has achieved/is going to achieve success

get ahead

to be more successful, or to progress more quickly than, other people

blossom

verb

to develop and become more successful

achieve

verb

to be successful by being determined or working hard

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achieve

verb

to succeed in becoming popular, famous, or successful, especially after a long time or after a lot of effort

be doing well for yourself

to be successful in life

bloom

verb

to develop successfully, or to become more healthy and attractive

bubble under

to have some success but not yet be extremely successful and famous

carry all/everything before you

to be extremely successful and defeat all your opponents

coast

verb

to achieve success very easily or with very little effort

come back

to become successful or effective after being in a bad situation, especially in a sports event

come up in the world

to become richer, more powerful, or more successful than before

cut it

to be satisfactory or successful

flourish

verb

to be very successful

flower

verb

to become more successful and completely developed

gain ground

to become more successful, popular, or accepted

gather momentum/pace

to become gradually stronger or more successful

get ahead

to make progress in your work and become successful

get on

British to be successful in life or at work

get up/build up/work up a head of steam

to start to become active and successful

go far

to be successful in what you try to do

have the last laugh

to finally be more successful than someone who was unpleasant to you, especially someone who laughed when you failed before

hit the ground running

to be successful from the start of an activity

hit the jackpot

to be very successful at something

lead

verb

to be the most successful, popular, or advanced of all the people, groups, organizations etc involved in a particular activity

make good

to become successful

make it big

to be very successful

make out

informal to succeed, or to continue in a particular way

make something of yourself

to become successful through your own efforts

peak

verb

to reach the highest standard of performance, before becoming less successful

pick a winner

to make a good decision that makes you successful

pull through

to succeed in a very difficult situation, or to help someone to do this

rise

verb

to achieve success, power, or a higher status

rise from/through the ranks

to start in a junior rank or position in an organization and gradually reach a high rank or position

rocket

verb

informal to suddenly become very successful

rule

verb

to be more important or successful than anyone or anything else

scale new/dizzy/great heights

to achieve a high level of success in a particular activity

score

verb

to be successful in doing something

storm

verb

to quickly become very successful

strike gold

to suddenly become very rich or successful as a result of finding or doing something

strike it rich/lucky

to suddenly become rich/lucky

take something by storm

to be very successful in a particular place or among a particular group of people

thrive on

to become successful or happy in a particular situation, especially one that other people would not enjoy

vault

verb

to suddenly improve or succeed

win/carry the day

to be successful in dealing with opposition or an opponent

win out

to succeed after great difficulty

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