Antonyms of noun failure

2 of 7 senses of failure

Sense 2
failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")
       Antonym of success (Sense 1)
      => success -- (an event that accomplishes its intended purpose; "let's call heads a success and tails a failure"; "the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs")

Sense 3
failure -- (lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure")
       Antonym of success (Sense 3)
      => success -- (a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun failure

7 senses of failure

Sense 1
failure -- (an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test")
       => nonaccomplishment, nonachievement -- (an act that does not achieve its intended goal)

Sense 2
failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 3
failure -- (lack of success; "he felt that his entire life had been a failure"; "that year there was a crop failure")
       => fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion -- (your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion")

Sense 4
failure, loser, nonstarter, unsuccessful person -- (a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently)
       => unfortunate, unfortunate person -- (a person who suffers misfortune)

Sense 5
failure -- (an unexpected omission; "he resented my failure to return his call"; "the mechanic's failure to check the brakes")
       => omission, skip -- (a mistake resulting from neglect)

Sense 6
bankruptcy, failure -- (inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks")
       => insolvency -- (the lack of financial resources)

Sense 7
failure -- (loss of ability to function normally; "kidney failure")
       => disorder, upset -- (a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time")

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