Learner's definition of SUCCESS
1 a : the fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame
b : the correct or desired result of an attempt
Success came easily to him.
With success comes responsibility.
the secret of my success [=why I am successful]
Did you have any/much success in finding the dog? [=did you find the dog?]
The project met with little success. [=was not successful]
He tried to repair the engine but without success. [=he was not able to repair the engine]
2 [count] : someone or something that is successful : a person or thing that succeeds
The play was an immediate success. [=it was immediately popular]
one of her many successes [=one of many things she has done successfully]
She is country music's most recent success.
The growth of the tourism industry is one of the city's great successes.