Reverse Dictionary: SUBO – SUC


SUBORDINATE, SUBORDINATION – ADJECTIVES
– SUBALTERN of inferior status, quality, or importance; of a person: subordinate, inferior …1581 rare
– SUBALTERNAL subordinate, inferior …c1400 obs.
– SUBALTERNATE subordinate, inferior …1432-50 obs.
– SUBLUNARY inferior, subordinate to …1616 obs.
– SUBMINISTRANT subordinate …a1626 obs. rare
– SUBORDINANT subordinate …1697 obs.
– SUBORDINARY subordinate …1788 obs. rare
– SUBORDINATIVE tending to subordinate, involving subordination …1642 rare
– VASSAL servile; subordinate …1593

SUBORDINATE etc. – NOUNS
– SUBALTERNATION subordination …1597 obs.
– SUBALTERNITY subordinate position …1620
– SUBORDINANCE subordination …1642 obs.
– SUBORDINANCY subordination …1709 obs.
– SUBORDINATENESS subordination …1634 rare
– VASSALAGE the state of a vassal; subordination, homage, or allegiance characteristic of a vassal …1594
– VASSALAGE subjection, subordination, servitude; service …1595
– VASSALDOM the state of a vassal; subordination, homage, or allegiance characteristic of a vassal …1876 rare
– VASSALRY subjection, subordination, servitude; service …1594

SUBORDINATE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– JACKAL a person who does subordinate preparatory work or drudgery for another, or ministers to his requirements …a1688
– MONKEY a person who is less important or powerful than another; a subordinate; a lackey; used in contrast to ‘organ-grinder’ …1957 often depreciative
– OBEDIENT one who is obedient or subject to authority – a subordinate …1626 obs.
– OBEISANT one who is obedient – an obedient servant – one under authority – a subordinate …1475 obs.
– STOOGE any despised underling or subordinate …1910s sl., orig. US
– SUBALTERN a person of inferior rank or status; a subordinate …1605
– SUBALTERNAL a subordinate …1673 obs.
– SUBSISTENT a subordinate, an inferior …1598 obs.
– UNDERHEAD a subordinate official …1599 
– UNDERLING a subordinate, one subject to authority …c1175
– UNDERLOUT one who is subject or subordinate to another; an underling or servant; an inferior; the lowest boy on a farm; a lazy servant-boy …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– UNDERMAN an inferior or subordinate man …a1300 rare
– VASSAL a humble servant or subordinate; one devoted to the service of another …c1500
– YES-GIRL an obsequiously subordinate woman …1930
– YES-MAN a man who agrees from self-interest or fear with everything put to him by a superior; an obsequious subordinate; one who always says yes to their superiors in the belief that this is what they like to hear; a sycophant; a toady; a flatterer …1912 colloq., orig. US
– YES-WIFE an obsequiously subordinate woman …1912
– YES-WOMAN an obsequiously subordinate woman …1933
– YOUNGER a follower, a disciple; a servant, a subordinate; generally, a person who is lower in rank …c1000 obs.

SUBORDINATE etc. – VERBS
– EAT TURKEY to play second fiddle …1966 Amer. dial.
– HAND IN A BACK-CHAP to play the part of an assistant or ‘second fiddle’; to be subordinate …1871 Sc.
– STOOGE to work as an assistant, underling, or subordinate …1930s sl., orig. US
– SUBALTERN to subordinate …c1400 obs. rare
– SUBALTERNIZE to subordinate …1905 rare
– SUBORDAIN to appoint to a subordinate position …1602 obs.
– SUBORDAIN to make subordinate …a1617 obs.
– SUBSERVE to act in a subordinate position …1671 obs. rare
– SUBSERVIATE to make subservient or subordinate …1893
– TAKE A BACK SEAT to accept without complaint a subordinate, second-rate position …L19 sl.
– VASSAL to make subject or subordinate to some thing or person …1613 rare
– VASSALATE to make subject or subordinate to some thing or person …1659 obs.
– VASSALIZE to make subject or subordinate to some thing or person …1599

SUBSCRIBE, SUBSCRIBER – NOUNS, PERSON
– UNDER-SUBSCRIBER a subscriber …1799 Sc. obs.

SUBSCRIBE etc. – VERBS
– SCRIBE to subscribe …1864 Eng. dial.
– SUBSCRIVE to subscribe …c1470 Sc. obs.

SUBSCRIPTION – NOUNS
– a subscription, or that is subscribed HYPOGRAM 1656 obs.

SUBSEQUENT, SUBSEQUENTLY – ADJECTIVES
– SUBSECUTIVE subsequent …1611 obs. rare
– SUCCEDENT following, succeeding, subsequent …c1450 now obs. or rare

SUBSEQUENT etc. – ADVERBS
– SITH then, thereupon; afterwards, subsequently …a1000 arch.
– SITHRE at a later time; subsequently …c1200 obs.
– SUCCESSIVELY in the course of events; subsequently, eventually …1600 obs.
– SUINGLY in order; hence, subsequently, afterwards, later …c1400 obs.

SUBSERVIENCE, SUBSERVIENT – ADJECTIVES
– MANLY having the attributes of a (liege) man; subservient …c1380 obs.
– OFFICIAL performing some office or service; subservient to something else or to some purpose …1533 obs.
– OLEAGINOUS ‘smooth’ in behaviour or in speech; subservient, compliant,; bland, soothing, insinuating, fawning …1859
– TOM outwardly subservient, in the context of Black/White relations …20C sl., orig. African-American
– UNCLE outwardly subservient, in the context of Black/White relations …20C sl., orig. African-American
– UNCLE TOM outwardly subservient, in the context of Black/White relations …20C sl., orig. African-American
– UNCLE TOMISH outwardly subservient, in the context of Black/White relations …20C sl., orig. African-American

SUBSERVIENCE etc. – ADVERBS
– TOM in a subservient, White-pleasing manner …1960s African-American sl.

SUBSERVIENCE etc. – NOUNS
– BOOT a fawning or subservient action or remark; an effort to curry favour …1908 Amer. dial.
– DOG’S LIFE, A a life of misery, or of miserable subservience …a1528
– SUBSERVIENTNESS subservience …1727 rare
– UNCLE TOMISM ‘Uncle Tom’ behaviour …1980s Amer. dial., derogatory

SUBSERVIENCE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BITCH a weak or subservient man; hence, a term of address …1749 UK sl., derogatory
– BITCH a subservient person; a servant …1991 US sl.
– RUNNING DOG a person who is subservient to a foreign power, esp. to one that threatens revolutionary interests; later, generally, a servile follower, a lackey …1925
– YARD NIGGER a subservient, acquiescent Black …20C sl.

SUBSERVIENCE etc. – VERBS
– BOOTLICK to do subservient things to gain one’s favour; to seek to ingratiate oneself; to curry favour with, to toady …1845 Amer. dial.
– DANCE to be in power or control of another; to be forced to be subservient to another, as through threats, blackmail, or because one has a dominating boss, wife or the like …20C Amer. sl.
– LEAD A DOG’S LIFE to lead a life of misery or miserable subservience …1597
– SUBSERVE to be subservient to …a1619
– SUBSERVIATE to make subservient or subordinate …1893
– UNCLE to act in a passive or subservient fashion …1969 US sl.

SUBSIDE – VERBS
– FALL to cause to settle or subside …1789 obs.
– FALL IN of water: to subside …Bk1900 Sc.
– LAY DOWN to cause to subside; to pacify, to appease …1563 obs.
– RUN DOWN to subside …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– QUAT to sink, to subside …a1722 obs. rare
– SAB to subside or sink; to sag …18C Sc. obs.
– SILE to subside …1674 Eng. dial.

SUBSIDY – ADJECTIVES
– maintained or retained by subsidies SUBSIDIAL1798 obs. rare

SUBSIDY – NOUNS
– a subsidy, help, aid SUBSIDIUM1640

SUBSIST, SUBSISTENCE – ADJECTIVES
– SUBSISTIBLE able to subsist …1675 obs. rare

SUBSIST etc. – NOUNS
– BEING livelihood, living, subsistence, existence, maintenance  …1579 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SUBSTANDER a thing that subsists …1662 obs.

SUBSIST etc. – VERBS
– LIVE OFF THE SMELL OF AN OILED RAG to subsist on a bare minimum of material wants …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– LIVE OFF THE SMELL OF AN OIL RAG to subsist on a bare minimum of material wants …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– LIVE OFF THE SMELL OF AN OILY RAG to subsist on a bare minimum of material wants …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– MAKE BUCKLE AND TONGUE MEET to make both ends meet …1888 US sl.
– SCRAWL to make a scanty subsistence; to live on uncertain wages …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKILL to get along, to subsist …1537 obs.

SUBSTANCE – NOUNS
– substance, sap, vigour KEEST;  KYST1802 Sc.

SUBSTANTIAL – ADJECTIVES
– ABLE substantial …1766 Sc.
– JACKASS large, substantial …M19 sl.
– LUSTY massive, substantial, large …1640 obs.
– MONGO considerable, substantial, huge, big …1974 US teen & students’ sl.
– SUBSTANT substantial; subsistent …1660 rare
– WALLIE of things: large, ample, considerable, substantial, heavy, strong, imposing …1500-20 Sc.
– WALLY of things: large, ample, considerable, substantial, heavy, strong, imposing …1500-20 Sc.

SUBSTITUTE, SUBSTITUTED, SUBSTITUTION – ADJECTIVES
– INSETT substituted for a time in place of another …1809 Sc.
– SUBDITITIOUS surreptitiously or fraudulently substituted; suppositious …1656 obs. rare
– SUBROGATE put in the place of another …1432-50 obs.
– SUBSTITUTORY serving as a substitute …1887
– SUCCEDANEOUS taking or serving in the place of something else; acting as a substitute …1646 obs.
– SUCCEDANEAL taking or serving in the place of something else; acting as a substitute …1633 obs. rare
– SUCCENTURIATE substituted …1641 obs. rare

SUBSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS
– BEWITH a temporary substitute, a makeshift …1724 Sc.
– CLAYTON’S any substitute for a desired thing …1999 NZ sl.
– FILL-IN duty as a fill-in …1968 Amer. colloq.
– MAKE-BELIEVE a substitute …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAKESHIFT a temporary substitute of an inferior kind …1802-12
– MAKE-WISE a substitute …Bk1905 Eng. dial. 
– RING-IN a last-minute (inferior) substitute; one thing fraudulently substituted for another; originally applied to racehorses …1908 Aust. & NZ 
– SUBROGATION substitution …1418-20. obs.
– SUCCEDANEUM a thing which (rarely, a person who) replaces or serves in the place of another; a substitute …1662
– SUCCEDANY a thing which (rarely, a person who) replaces or serves in the place of another; a substitute …1657 obs.
– SUFFECTION substitution …1612 obs.
– SWITCH a fraudulent substitution …1938 sl.

SUBSTITUTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ALTERNATER a substitute …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DEBITY a deputy, a substitute …1467 obs.
– DITTO a substitute …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FILLER-INNER a substitute …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FILL-IN a substitute, esp. a person who substitutes for another …1928 Amer. colloq.
– GHOST a substitute …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RINGER a person who fraudulently substitutes one thing for another; a person who fraudulently substitutes a horse, athlete, etc. for another in a a competition or sporting event, esp. a more skilled competitor brought in to provide an unfair advantage or more advantageous odds …1858 sl. rare
– RING-IN a fraudulent substitution, esp. a fraudulent substitution in a race …1918 Aust. sl.
– WARMING PAN one who temporarily fills another’s office …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

SUBSTITUTE etc. – VERBS
– FILL to take the place of another; to be a substitute …1985 Amer. sl.
– FILL IN to take the place of another; to be a substitute …1930 Amer. sl.
– RING to substitute fraudulently …1812 sl.
– RING THE CHANGES to substitute one thing for another fraudulently and take the more valuable item …1786 sl. rare
– SUBORDAIN to appoint in place of another …1600 obs.
– SUBROGATE to elect or appoint in the place of another; to substitute in an office …1538 obs.
– SUBROGATE to substitute a thing for another …a1548 rare
– SUBROGE to elect or appoint in the place of another; to substitute in an office …1600 obs. rare
– SUCCENTURIATE to put instead of another; to substitute …1647 obs.
– SUFFECT to substitute …1620 obs. rare

SUBTERFUGE  – ADJECTIVES
– employing subterfuges; evasive SUBTERFUGING1802 obs.

SUBTERFUGE  – NOUNS
– a subterfuge SUBTERFUGY1637 obs. rare
– a subterfuge;  an evasion GET-OFFM19

SUBTERRANEAN – adjectives
– CATACHTHONIAN underground, subterranean …1888
– CATACHTHONIC underground, subterranean …1884
– HYPOGEAL existing or growing beneath the surface of the ground; underground; subterranean …1686

SUBTLE, SUBTLETY – ADJECTIVES
– ASTUCIOUS astute, subtle, crafty, cunning, shrewd …1823
– QUIDIFICAL quibbling, captious; triflingly subtle …1542 obs. rare
– QUIRKSOME subtle …1896 Sc.
– QUISQUOUS perplexing, subtle; difficult to discuss, deal with, or settle; ticklish …1721 Sc.
– VETERATORIAN crafty, cunning, subtle, wily, sly, deceitful; gotten by long use, experienced …1656 obs.

SUBTLE etc. – NOUNS
– DEEPNESS deep cunning or subtlety …1526 obs.
– DEEPTH craft, subtlety …B1900 Eng. dial.  
– HAFTING subtle dealing, dodging, cavilling; holding off, hesitation, demur …1519 obs.
– IMAGINEMENT contrivance, subtlety …c1470 obs. rare
– SUBTILESSE subtlety …1471 obs. rare
– SUBTILISM subtle doctrine …1855 rare
– SUBTILITY acuteness, perspicacity, subtlety …1388
– SUBTLEHEAD subtlety …1340 obs. rare
– SUBTLESHIP subtlety …1614 obs. rare
– VAIDIE subtlety, guileful cunning …c1325 obs.

SUBTLE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SIM SUBTLE a subtle or crafty person …1581 obs.
– SUBTILIST one who is addicted to subtleties …1667 rare

SUBTLE etc. – VERBS
– CUT A FEATHER to make fine distinctions; to split hairs, to be over-subtle or captious …a1634
– HAFT to use subtlety or deceit; to use shifts or dodges; to haggle, to cavil; to avoid coming to the point, to hold off, to hang back, to hesitate …1519 obs.
– SUBTILIZE to argue or reason in a subtle manner; to split hairs …1592
– SUBTLIZE to indulge in subtleties …1821 rare

SUBTRACT, SUBTRACTION – ADJECTIVES
– SUBSTRACTIONARY of subtraction …1674 obs.

SUBTRACT etc. – NOUNS
– SUBDUCTION subtraction, deduction …1579 rare
– SUBSTRACTION subtraction, deduction …1596

SUBTRACT etc. – VERBS
– DEBATE to subtract, to take away …1658 obs.
– DEDUCE to deduct, to subtract …1563-7 obs.
– DEFALCATE to cut or lop off; to deduct, to subtract, to abate …1540-1 obs.
– DEFALK to cut or lop off; to deduct, to subtract, to abate …1536 obs.
– REDUCT to deduct, to subtract …1896 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SUBSTRA to subtract …1557 obs. rare
– SUBSTRACT to take away, to deduct, to subtract …1613
– SUBTRAY to subtract …c1425 obs.
– TAKE OUT to subtract or deduct from …1593 rare

SUBURB, SUBURBAN – ADJECTIVES
– BURBED OUT looking very middle-class and suburban; decked out like a suburban citizen …Bk1990 Amer. sl.
– SUBURBIAL suburban …1602 obs. rare
– SUBURBIAN suburban …1606 obs.
– SUBURBICARY suburban …1654 obs.

SUBURB etc. – NOUNS
– BURBS the suburbs …1970s sl.
– FABOR;  FABOUR a suburb of a city…c1470 obs.
– FAUBOURG a portion of a town or city, lying outside the gates; a suburb …1470
– FAUXBOURG a portion of a town or city, lying outside the gates; a suburb …1470
– FAUXBURGH a portion of a town or city, lying outside the gates; a suburb …1470
– FOURBOURG a portion of a town or city, lying outside the gates; a suburb …1470
– NOB HILL an exclusive residential district; the aristocratic suburb of a city …1912 Amer. dial.
– NOB’S HILL an exclusive residential district; the aristocratic suburb of a city …1965 Amer. dial.
– SADLANDS the suburbs of a city …2002 UK sl.
– SLURB an area of unplanned suburban development …M20 orig. US derogatory
– SLURBS the suburbs …M20 orig. US derogatory
– SUBURBLES suburbs …a1400 obs.

SUBURB etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– SUBURBIAN a resident in the suburbs …1607 obs.
– WALLY;  WOLLY an unfashionable, unintelligent, suburban person, lacking in taste and sophistication …1920s sl.

SUBWAY – NOUNS
– a subway, an underground system SNAKE1960 US sl.

SUBWAY – VERBS
– to ride on a subway train SUBMERGEBk1942 Amer. sl.

SUCCEED, SUCCEEDED, SUCCEEDING – ADJECTIVES
– ON THE MAKE improving one’s status or situation; rising in position or influence; succeeding in one’s business or vocation …1864 Amer. colloq.
– SUREFIRE certain to succeed or prevail …1901 US sl.
– SURE SHOT certain to succeed or prevail …1901 US sl.

SUCCEED etc. – NOUNS
– NATURAL something that is sure to succeed; a winner …1920 Amer. sl.
– STYLING doing well, succeeding, academically as well as socially …1980s US students’ sl.

SUCCEED etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ALRIGHTNIK one who has succeeded; one who has raised himself from immigrant poverty to material success, esp. of New York Jews …1910s US sl.
– MAN IN THE GAP one who bravely fights for and succeeds in achieving a cause or position …20C Irish sl.
– BALLER BLOCKER a person who stops one from succeeding …2000s African-American sl.

SUCCEED etc. – PHRASES
– DOG-EAT-DOG a situation in which people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed …1822

SUCCEED etc. – VERBS
– ACE to manage a difficult situation successfully, esp. to score a grade of A on an examination or in a course …1955 US sl., orig. college usage
– ACE IT to succeed at the last minute …1955 US sl.
– ACE OUT to do well, to succeed, as in an examination …1950s sl., orig. US students’
– ARRIVE to attain success; to become accepted in a profession or social group …20C Amer. sl.
– BE AWAY FOR SLATES to have started and be making good progress; to succeed …1930 Ireland
– BE ON A HIDING TO NOTHING to be unlikely to succeed. or be unlikely to gain much advantage if one does …1905
– BRING HOME THE BACON to earn wages, esp. as the head of a household; to make a profit; broadly, to succeed in an endeavour …1909 Amer. sl.
– BRING ONE’S PIGS TO MARKET to try to do business or get results; to succeed in realizing one’s potential …a1643
– CAKEWALK to succeed without problems; to accomplish with supreme ease …1930s US sl.
– COME OUT to succeed …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– COP to win someone over …1910s sl.
– COP OUT to win someone over …1910s sl.
– COTTON to prosper, to succeed, to ‘get on’ well …c1560 obs.
– DRIVE THE NAIL HOME to succeed; to come to the point …1892 sl.
– EDIFY to take form, to grow; also, to prosper, to achieve success …a1400 obs.
– EEM to spare time, to find an opportunity; to have leisure; to succeed in doing a thing …1674 Eng. dial.
– EXCEED to succeed …1922 Amer. dial.
– FADGE to succeed, to thrive … 1573 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FAY to do, to go on favourably, to succeed …c1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FOLLOW THROUGH to press one’s advantage until success is gained; to follow one action with the next obvious one; to ascertain that something has been done properly …Bk1974 Amer. colloq.
– FOLLOW UP to press one’s advantage until success is gained; to follow one action with the next obvious one; to ascertain that something has been done properly …Bk1974 Amer. colloq.
– GET ONE’S SHARE OF THE CAKE to succeed …17C colloq.
– GLICK to come out right, to succeed …1914 Amer. dial.
– HACK IT to achieve, to succeed in a task, to solve a problem …1952 US sl.
– HACK THE COURSE to accomplish a task at hand; to succeed …1966 Amer. sl., esp. US Air Force
– HACK UP to achieve, to succeed in a task …1950s US sl.
– HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD to succeed ; to come to the point …1574 sl.
– HIT THE RIGHT NAIL ON THE HEAD to succeed ; to come to the point …1897 sl.
– KNOCK PERSIMMONS to succeed, to win, to make a profit …M19 sl.
– MAKE A COME-BACK to succeed again after a (long) retirement …c1920 colloq, orig. sporting usage
– MAKE A SPOON OR SPOIL A HORN to make a determined effort to achieve something, whether ending in success or failure; to succeed in an enterprise or fail deplorably …1880
– MAKE A STRIKE to achieve, to succeed or be lucky …Bk1904 colloq.
– MAKE MICKLE OF to succeed, to prosper …1824 Sc.
– MAKE ONE’S JACK to make one’s fortune; to succeed in an undertaking …1778 Eng. dial.
– NAUP to hit the mark; to succeed …1869 Eng. dial.
– PAN to yield good results; to show to advantage; to succeed …1871
– PLAY IN PEORIA to succeed in rural, provincial areas …20C sl.
– PULL SOMETHING OUT OF ONE’S ASS to invent or produce something seemingly from nowhere; to succeed narrowly …1974 Amer. sl.
– RAKE UP THE PERSIMMONS to succeed, to win, to make a profit …M19 sl.
– RIDE ON THE RIDGE to come to the top, to succeed …1856 Sc.
– RIDE ON THE RIGGIN to come to the top, to succeed …1856 Sc.
– SAVE ONE’S GROATS to succeed, to do well …L18 sl.
– SHOOT THE GULF to succeed in a very hard task; to achieve the impossible …1629 nautical usage
– SKIN BY to succeed by a small margin …1950 Amer. dial.
– SKIN THROUGH to succeed by a small margin …1902 Amer. dial.
– STRIKE OIL to succeed …1863 Amer. sl.
– TAKE to succeed, to become popular …L17 sl.
– TEAR ALONG to succeed or get on …1746 Eng. dial.
– WALTZ to succeed easily; to achieve something easily, esp. in sporting use …1960s sl.
– WORK LIKE A CHARM to achieve the objective with perfect success …1880 Amer. sl.
– WORK THE ORACLE to successfully perform something through stealth and cunning or with the aid of an outright lie …Brit. sl.

SUCCEEDING (subsequent) – ADJECTIVES
– SUBALTERN succeeding in turn …1604 obs. rare
– SUBALTERNAL succeeding in turn, alternating …1588 obs.
– SUBALTERNATE successive, succeeding by turns …1706 obs.
– SUBALTERNATING succeeding by turns …1855
– SUCCEDENT following, succeeding, subsequent …c1450 now obs. or rare
– SUCCRESCENT arising afterwards, succeeding …1653 obs. rare

SUCCESS, SUCCESSFUL, SUCCESSFULLY – ADJECTIVES
– AFFECTUOUS influential, effective, successful …1674 obs. rare
– BLOCKBUSTER exciting and successful …Bk2006 US sl.
– BOFFO successful; tremendous …1940s sl.
– EUROUS lucky, prosperous, successful …c1430 obs.
– FAT-CAT prosperous, successful; the implication being that such prosperity has been gained by corruption …1950s sl., orig. US
– HOME ON THE PIG’S BACK very contented, happily or successfully placed, having arrived at a successful conclusion …L19 Ireland, Aust. & NZ sl.
– IMPETRABLE capable of obtaining or effecting something, successful …1599 obs.
– IN LIKE FLYNN successful …1946
– IN THE MONEY wealthy, successful …1902 sl.
– LARGE in the entertainment industry: popular, successful …1957 Amer. sl.
– MEGA great, successful, excellent, special …1969 UK sl.
– ON ONE having a successful time without any problems …1980s US college sl.
– ROARING brisk; successful; strong …1831 sl.
– SHIFTY alert; busy; industrious and successful …1912 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A GREASED PIG very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A RAM-CAT very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SLICK AS A SCHOOL-MARM’S LEG very pleasing, successful, pretty, etc. …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SOCK extremely successful …sl.
– SOCKO extremely impressive or successful …1935 sl.
– SUCCEEDING successful …1595-9 obs.
– SUCCESSIVE attended or fraught with success; successful …1582 obs.

SUCCESS etc. – ADVERBS
– FAT successfully …L19 US college sl.
– GAINLY handily, readily, dexterously, cleverly, successfully; easily …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– LIKE A BANDIT enthusiastically, very, fast, very successfully …1970s US sl.
– SUCCESSIVELY successfully, propitiously …1582 obs.
– TWANGINGLY successfully, with eclat …1825 arch.

SUCCESS etc. – NOUNS
– ASS-KICKER a person or thing considered to be remarkably exciting, amusing, successful, etc. …1971 Amer. sl.
– BABY-DOLL a success …1920s sl.
– BARN BURNER a highly successful or enjoyable occasion …1968 Amer. dial.
– BIG TIME, THE the high level of success …Bk2006 US sl.
– CAKEWALK an easy or overwhelming success; anything considered very easy, simple, or certain …1897 US sl.
– DAILY DOUBLE success in two fields of endeavour simultaneously; winning or obtaining any two different prizes, goal, or the like …20C Amer. sl.
– DOOR-OPENER something that is effective in leading to opportunity or success …colloq.
– DUCK SOUP a guaranteed success …1900s US sl.
– ÉCLAT conspicuous success; universal applause, acclamation …1741
– END-FARE success …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FARE condition, state, welfare; state of things, prosperity, success …c1250 obs.
– FAT CITY success, wealth, often from criminal activities …1960s sl.
– FLASH IN THE PAN a project, person, etc. that enjoys only short-lived success, notoriety, etc.
– GAME victory in a contest, the winning position; generally, victory, success …a1425
– GASSER something wonderful, very exceptional, extraordinarily successful …1944 US sl.
– GET-PENNY something which brings in money; a successful affair, as a theatrical performance …1684 obs.
– GIMMICK any device or plan or trick calculated to ensure success …1930s sl.
– GRAVY STREET an easy, profitable or successful situation …1970s US sl.
– HAP good fortune, good luck; success, prosperity …a1225 obs.
– KILL a great success, usually financial …M19 US sl.
– KILLING a great success, usually financial …M19 US sl.
– LEGS the ability of a show, song, public figure, etc. to be an enduring success; staying power …1970s Amer. show business usage
– PURPLE PATCH a run of good luck or success …1912
– SOCK a very successful show, performance, actor, etc. …sl.
– SOCKEROO something excellent; something with an exceptional impact; a notable success …1942 sl., orig. US
– THRIFT prosperity, success; luck …1785 Sc.
– THRIVANCE prosperity, success …1814 Sc. obs.
– WALLOP a success …1930s sl.
– WALTZ an easy success, esp. in sporting use, as a boxing match in which neither fighter makes much effort …1920s sl.
– WOW something very exciting and successful; a sensation …1920 Amer. sl.
– WOWSER something very successful and impressive; a sensation …1928 Amer. sl.

SUCCESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ALRIGHTNIK one who has succeeded; one who has raised himself from immigrant poverty to material success, esp. of New York Jews …1910s US sl.
– ASS-KICKER a person or thing considered to be remarkably exciting, amusing, successful, etc. …1971 Amer. sl.
– BIGGIE;  BIGGY an important or successful person; a ‘big shot’; used esp. in the entertainment industries …1926 sl., orig. US
– BIG HEAD a successful person …1938 sl.
– BIG MOVER one who is a consistent success, e.g. as a womanizer …1969 Aust. sl.
– BIG-TIME OPERATOR a person who is very successful, prominent, and influential in some area of business …c1940 Amer sl.
– CANDY BOY a fellow who is lucky, successful, or held in high favour, esp. with women …1901 US sl.
– CANDY COCK a fellow who is lucky, successful, or held in high favour, esp. with women …1925 US sl.
– CANDY KID a fellow who is lucky, successful, or held in high favour, esp. with women …1906 US sl.
– CANDYMAN a fellow who is lucky, successful, or held in high favour, esp. with women …1913 US sl.
– GANGBUSTER an exciting and successful person …1946 US sl.
– GETTER a go-getter; an enterprising or ambitious person; a determined person, one likely to succeed …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
– HAD-IT a person who was formerly successful …1992 UK sl.
– HITTER an impressive performer; a successful person …Bk2004 sl.
– HOTTIE;  HOTTY a skilled, successful, or important person …1910 Aust. & NZ sl. rare
– IT GIRL a woman who is very famous, fashionable, or successful at a particular time; esp. a glamorous, vivacious, or sexually attractive actress, model, etc., or a young, rich woman who has achieves celebrity because of her socialite lifestyle …1927 colloq., orig. US
– LIVE ONE a success, or one who has the potential to be so …1910s US sl.
– MAC;  MACK a successful, respected, or influential person; a man who is sexually successful with women …1990 US sl., chiefly Black usage
– MAC DADDY;  MACK DADDY a successful, respected, or influential person; a man who is sexually successful with women …1991 US sl., orig. Black usage
– MCDADDY an important, influential Black man, a power in the community; a very successful or skilful man …1990s African-American sl. 
– MONSTER an extraordinarily good or remarkably successful person; an outstanding or remarkable person …1958 orig. US
– MOVER an ambitious and successful person, both socially and with the opposite sex …1955 sl.
– MOVER AND GROOVER an ambitious and successful person, both socially and with the opposite sex …2000 sl.
– MOVER AND SHAKER an ambitious and successful person, both socially and with the opposite sex …1974 sl.
– OPERATOR a person who pursues success, often ruthlessly or manipulatively …L19 sl., orig. US
– SOCK a very successful actor, etc. …sl.
– TALL POPPY an eminent, wealthy, or successful person when viewed as needing deflation …1902 Aust. sl.
– YAVIS young, attractive, verbal, intelligent, and successful people …Bk2006 Amer. sl.
– YETTIE a successful person who is young, entrepreneurial and technical; a young internet technocrat …2000 UK sl.

SUCCESS etc. – PHRASES
– IT’S A WOW it’s a great success; it’s admirable, really excellent …1927 US sl.
– LIKE A BIG DOG having qualities to do with achievement, success, intensity …1980s US college sl.
– LIKE A MOOSE having qualities to do with achievement, success, intensity …1980s US college sl.
– NO SHOW no hope of success …1960s Aust. sl.
– THAT DOG WILL HUNT the idea is a good one; success is probable ;;;1980s Amer. sl.

SUCCESS etc. – VERBS
– BE LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK to have been very successful financially, esp. in a coup, and in the face of long odds or disapproval …c1965
– BE ON A GOOD THING to be involved in a successful or non-stressful activity …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BE ON A GOOD WICKET to be involved in a successful or non-stressful activity …1941
– BRING HOME THE BACON to achieve success …colloq.
– CRACK A TIDY CRUST to be successful in life; to make a comfortable income …c1850
– CRACK IT to succeed, to overcome obstacles, esp. to achieve a successful seduction (from the male point of view) …1930s sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– FALL ON ONE’S LEGS to be lucky; to find oneself in a favourable or successful position, esp. by good fortune …1723 obs.
– FISH IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION to go in the right direction or toward a goal; to be on the right track …1959 Amer. dial.
– HIT THE JACKPOT to achieve great success, esp. through luck
– HIT THE NAIL to be successful …1814 Sc.
– LAUGH ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK to be financially successful, esp. in the face of long odds or disapproval …1969 sl.
– LIVE LARGE to be extremely, esp. ostentatiously, successful, popular, wealthy, etc. …1975 Amer. sl.
– MACK to be conspicuously successful, esp. through the use of flattery or deceiving talk; to use one’s cunning to advantage …1991 Amer. sl.
– PULL OFF to succeed in doing or effecting something: to perform successfully; to accomplish or obtain, esp. something remarkable, unique, or outrageous …1887 UK sl.
– MAKE A KILLING be a great success …M19 US sl.
– MAKE A RISE to do moderately well; to make a small success …M19 Aust. sl.
– MAKE ONE’S BONES to achieve a successful course or action in one’s profession or work …1970s sl.
– PULL OUT OF THE FIRE to save from failure or disaster; to turn a potentially disastrous situation into a successful one; to turn defeat into victory; to rescue …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– QUEER THE PITCH to spoil the chances of success …Brit. colloq.
– RUN BEFORE ONE’S HORSE TO MARKET to anticipate profit or success from a transaction before it has been completed …1597 obs. rare
– TAKE A TRICK to show promise; to be successful …L19 Aust. sl.
– TAKE OFF to be suddenly successful or very active …1930s US sl.

SUCCESSION – ADJECTIVES
– SUCCESSANEAN marked by succession or transition …1635 obs. rare

SUCCESSION – ADVERBS
– BEPLOTMELE part by part, one portion after another, in due order or succession …c1440 obs.
– HALE-WHEEL in wholesale fashion, in quick succession …1882 Sc.
– OFF THE REEL in succession; right off …1883 sl.
– SUCCESSANTLY in succession …1588 obs. rare
– SUCCESSIVELY by succession or inheritance …1594 obs.

SUCCESSION – NOUNS
– SUBALTERNATION succession by turn …1616 obs.
– SUCCEEDING succession …c1460 obs.
– SUCCESS succession as of heirs, rulers, etc. …1587 obs.
– SUCCESSARY succession …a1616 obs. rare
– SUING succession in time or order of events, etc. …a1425 obs.
– SUIT a succession, sequence …1412-20 obs. rare

SUCCESSIVE, SUCCESSIVELY – ADJECTIVES
– successive, succeeding by turns SUBALTERNATE1706 obs.

SUCCESSIVE etc. – ADVERBS
– successively BY SUCCESSION(S)1432-50 obs.
– successively, continuously; without end or interruption ENDWAY1874 Eng. dial.

SUCCESSOR – NOUNS, PERSON
– a successor SUCCESSARY1486 obs. rare

SUCCOUR – ADJECTIVES
– affording succour; helpful SUCCOURABLEc1400 obs.

SUCCOUR – NOUNS
– succour, aid, help, assistance SUCCURRANCEc1450 obs.

SUCCOUR – VERBS
– to succour SUBLEVE1542 obs. rare

SUCCULENT – ADJECTIVES
– succulent SUCCULOUS1846
– succulent; juicy; said of edible fruit SAPPY1562 obs.
– succulent, juicy, tender NESHc888 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

SUCCUMB – VERBS
– to succumb in a conflict or struggle GO TO THE WALL1589

SUCK, SUCKING – NOUNS
– the act of sucking or drinking up HAUSTUREa1650 obs.

SUCK etc. – VERBS
– to suck NOURISH1938 Amer. dial.
– to suck a teat LAP1562 obs. rare
– to suck greedily and with continuance, as a hungry child at the breast TAW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to suck; to swallow BAWL1930s sl.

SUCKLE, SUCKLING – ADJECTIVES
– suckling LACTANT 1727 rare

SUCKLE etc. – NOUNS
– the act of giving suck to an infant; suckling LACTATION 1668

SUCKLE etc. – VERBS
– to suckle ELACT a1521 obs. rare