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Succeed meaning

succeed - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. attain success or reach a desired goal; " The enterprise succeeded"; " We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; " she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. To fall heir to; to inherit.
  4. 4. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
  5. 5. To support; to prosper; to promote.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
  8. 8. To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
  9. 9. To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful; as, he succeeded in his plans; his plans succeeded.
  10. 10. To go under cover.
  11. 11. To follow; accomplish anything attempted; prosper.
  12. 12. To follow; take the place of.

succeed - examples of usage

  1. These are often in great demand, and in a plantation succeed as standards.
  2. There was little chance that they would succeed. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Would he ever succeed? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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