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United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913) Aaron Montgomery Ward , Montgomery Ward , Ward
quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome advantageousness , favorableness , favourableness , positiveness , positivity , profitableness
English composer of many successful musicals (some in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice) (born in 1948) Andrew Lloyd Webber , Baron Lloyd Webber of Sydmonton , Lloyd Webber
degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies associate , associate degree
king of the Huns; the most successful barbarian invader of the Roman Empire (406-453) Attila , Attila the Hun , Scourge of God , Scourge of the Gods
favorable quality of strongly indicating a successful result auspiciousness , propitiousness
leverage in the form of an inducement or a concession useful in successful negotiations bargaining chip
impressively successful event barnburner
(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely base hit , safety
industrial process for making steel using a Bessemer converter to blast air through molten iron and thus burning the excess carbon and impurities; the first successful method of making steel in quantity at low cost Bessemer process
unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel) blockbuster , megahit , smash hit
successful and smart young person child prodigy , whiz kid , wunderkind
return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity comeback
(American football) a successful forward pass in football completion , pass completion
fee that is payable only if the outcome is successful (as for an attorney's services) contingency fee
successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown conversion
highly successful theatrical production coup de theatre
United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992) Dietrich , Maria Magdalene von Losch , Marlene Dietrich
document certifying the successful completion of a course of study diploma , sheepskin
successful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck divination
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