v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Succeeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Succeeding.]
As he saw him nigh succeed.
- Spenser.
2.To fall heir to; to inherit.
3.To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
Destructive effects . . . succeeded the curse.
- Sir T. Browne.
4.To support; to prosper; to promote.
Succeed my wish and second my design.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.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.
2.To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
No woman shall succeed in Salique land.
- Shak.
3.To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
4.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.
5.To go under cover.
Will you to the cooler cave succeed!
- Dryden.
Verb1.succeed - 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"
go wrong, miscarry, fail - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
2.succeed - be the successor (of); "Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
Synonyms: come after, follow
come before, precede - be the predecessor of; "Bill preceded John in the long line of Susan's husbands"
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