Definitions of succeed

  1. To follow in order; to come in the place of; one that has died, or quitted the place, or of that which has preceded; to obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted; to have a prosperous termination.
  2. To follow; come next in order.
  3. To meet with success.
  4. To take the place of; follow.
  5. To come or follow up or in order: to follow: to take the place of.
  6. To follow; take the place of.
  7. To follow in order; to come next in the possession of anything: with to; as, to succeed to a throne; accomplish something attempted; prosper; as, all his plans succeed.
  8. To follow in order: to take the place of: to obtain one's wish or accomplish what is attempted: to end with advantage.
  9. To follow; accomplish anything attempted; prosper.
  10. attain success or reach a goal; " The enterprise succeeded"; " We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; " she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  11. 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"
  12. To fall heir to; to inherit.
  13. To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
  14. To support; to prosper; to promote.
  15. Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
  16. To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
  17. 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.
  18. To go under cover.
  19. To follow in order; to take the place of; to come after; to make successful.
  20. To follow or come after; to take the place which another has left; to obtain the object desired; to have the desired effect; to prosper.
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