1. having an oblique or slanting direction or position

    Synonyms : skewed
    Examples :
    • the picture was skew
  2. turn or place at an angle

    Antonyms : align
    Type Of : reorient
    Examples :
    • the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed


  1. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

    Synonyms : rigorous, tight
    Examples :
    • stringent safety measures


  1. a person with a record of successes

    Synonyms : achiever, succeeder, winner
    Type Of : person, mortal, somebody, someone, soul, individual
    Examples :
    • if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success
  2. an attainment that is successful

    Type Of : attainment
    Examples :
    • his success in the marathon was unexpected
    • his new play was a great success
  3. an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

    Antonyms : failure
    Type Of : occurrence, happening, natural event, occurrent
    Examples :
    • let's call heads a success and tails a failure
    • the election was a remarkable success for the Whigs
  4. a state of prosperity or fame

    Antonyms : failure
    Type Of : successfulness, prosperity
    Examples :
    • he is enjoying great success
    • he does not consider wealth synonymous with success