Define success in one word.

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  1. akuigla profile image60
    akuiglaposted 12 years ago

    Define success in one word.

    Is it having children?
    Or be respected in the community?
    Having college diploma.
    Be in harmony with self.

  2. profile image0
    CollBposted 12 years ago

    Success to me is 'rewards'.

    It is the rewards in life which to me is success and that is, personal achievements which includes a degree and medals for doing the mini marathon!

  3. cottontail profile image61
    cottontailposted 12 years ago

    I can't define success with one word but I believe true success is to be at peace with yourself regardless of where you are in life.

  4. Rooskaya profile image44
    Rooskayaposted 12 years ago

    To define success in one word is quite difficult.But I think it's the point where you reach a self satisfactory mode.

  5. Andrew0208 profile image59
    Andrew0208posted 12 years ago

    My only word for "Success" as asked is being "Fulfilled."

  6. Roger Rabbit profile image60
    Roger Rabbitposted 12 years ago

    This is an easy one. The word has to be Money.

  7. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 12 years ago

    Define success in one word.   The system won;t let me do it, so I;ve got to pad it out with this preamble:  Eureka!

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    wilbury4posted 12 years ago


  9. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 12 years ago

    success. it is what the word says it is. happiness would be the only other word i can think of.

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    AMBASSADOR BUTLERposted 12 years ago

    Every single person is an human being. So success define in one word is: BEING BEING BEING.

  11. ArtByCari profile image69
    ArtByCariposted 12 years ago






  12. SpiritPhilosopher profile image57
    SpiritPhilosopherposted 12 years ago

    Failure is success if we learn from it.

  13. ii3rittles profile image80
    ii3rittlesposted 12 years ago

    The best way I can define success is to not have fear of being wrong.

  14. Ashantina profile image60
    Ashantinaposted 12 years ago

    Attainment AND maintainence of my goal(s).

  15. Mahmo profile image61
    Mahmoposted 12 years ago

    Relaxing ! ( it is the sensation we get from any success )

  16. IGiveInformation profile image65
    IGiveInformationposted 12 years ago

    Money. That was an easy one smile

    Keep the questions coming!

  17. Edoka Writes profile image60
    Edoka Writesposted 12 years ago

    Peace; that is success to me. It makes life nice.

  18. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 12 years ago

    I've been thinking about this all day. One word - grow. I think that would be the root word leading to all its tenses and usage.

  19. edhan profile image38
    edhanposted 12 years ago


    That is my term of success. In everything I do in life, I aim for my goal to achieve the result. That is success to me.

  20. Kamalesh050 profile image75
    Kamalesh050posted 12 years ago

    To define success in word I would say it is ACHIEVEMENT.

  21. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 12 years ago

    The one word that describes success is "fulfillment."  Another might be "attainment" but the connotation is one of getting something in a material sense. It's more than that.

  22. Aley Martin profile image70
    Aley Martinposted 12 years ago

    flexibility. With this all else comes. You know, I wanted to put the one word and it will not allow it. This is a difficulty in the western world, people tend to want quantity over quality.

  23. sharing the sky profile image71
    sharing the skyposted 12 years ago

    Success is "peace".

    It is peace within oneself that is neither fabricated nor complacent. It is genuine, sincere and content. It is being grounded yet ready to move to deal with the curveballs of life.

  24. hollybollymasti profile image60
    hollybollymastiposted 12 years ago

    FUNomenal journey.............................................

  25. DevBlue profile image60
    DevBlueposted 12 years ago

    Success in my view is achieving what you wanted be it small or big. Another word for success would be realization.

  26. Ann Marie Dwyer profile image74
    Ann Marie Dwyerposted 11 years ago


    It is what makes everything else bearable.

  27. gmwilliams profile image84
    gmwilliamsposted 9 years ago

    Success is living life and attainment of goals on one's own terms.  It is living at one's utmost human potential.  It is living without any regrets nor apologies.  It is being financial independent and totally free of any type of financial worries or woes.   It is having the ultimate career and success level.  It is living the life of one's dreams.   Success is being the ULTIMATE OWNER of one's life and dreams.

  28. Deborah Minter profile image95
    Deborah Minterposted 5 years ago

    Having knowledge! It could be education, or wisdom.


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