Definition of Succeed

1. Verb. Attain success or reach a desired goal. "The business is going to succeed "; "She struggled to overcome her handicap and won"




2. Verb. Be the successor (of). "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"

Definition of Succeed

1. v. t. To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of; as, the king's eldest son succeeds his father on the throne; autumn succeeds summer.

2. v. i. To come in the place of another person, thing, or event; to come next in the usual, natural, or prescribed course of things; to follow; hence, to come next in the possession of anything; -- often with to.

Definition of Succeed

1. Verb. To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of. ¹

2. Verb. To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful. ¹

3. Verb. To fall heir to; to inherit. ¹

4. Verb. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue. ¹

5. Verb. To support; to prosper; to promote. ¹

6. Verb. To come in the place of another person, thing, or event; to come next in the usual, natural, or prescribed course of things; to follow; hence, to come next in the possession of anything; -- often with to. ¹

7. Verb. Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant. ¹

8. Verb. To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve. ¹

9. Verb. To go under cover. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Succeed

1. to accomplish something desired or intended [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succeed

subzygomatic
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succade
succades
succah
succahs
succedane
succedanea
succedaneous
succedanes
succedaneum
succedaneums
succede
succedent
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succeed (current term)
succeedant
succeeded
succeeder
succeeders
succeeding
succeeding(a)
succeedingly
succeeds
succentor
succentors
succes
success
success has many fathers, failure is an orphan
success story

Literary usage of Succeed

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1. Annual Report (1903)
"12,1889 Robert L. Fryer of Buffalo, to succeed James Mooney March 22, 1893 William Hamilton of Caledonia, to succeed John Hodge March 22, 1893 George Raines ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"But, if your Lordship is not tir'd, I am safe enough. all this while had Augustus in his eye, had no desire he should seem to succeed by any right of ..."

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