Associations to the word «Succeed»


SUCCEED, verb. To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of.
SUCCEED, verb. To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful.
SUCCEED, verb. (obsolete) (rare) To fall heir to; to inherit.
SUCCEED, verb. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
SUCCEED, verb. To support; to prosper; to promote.
SUCCEED, 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.
SUCCEED, verb. To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
SUCCEED, verb. To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
SUCCEED, verb. To go under cover.

Dictionary definition

SUCCEED, verb. 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".
SUCCEED, verb. Be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?".

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