Definitions for succeeder

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to happen or terminate according to desire; turn out successfully:

    Our efforts succeeded.

  2. to thrive, grow, or the like.

  3. to accomplish what is attempted or intended:

    We succeeded in our efforts.

  4. to attain success in some popularly recognized form, as wealth or standing.

  5. to follow or replace another by descent, election, etc. (often fol. by to).

  6. to come next after something else in an order or series.

  7. (v.t.)to come after and take the place of, as in an office.

  8. to come next after in an order or series, or in the course of events; follow.

* Syn: See follow.

Origin of succeed:

1325–75; ME succeden < L succēdere to go (from) under, follow, prosper =suc-suc - +cēdere to go


Princeton's WordNet

  1. achiever, winner, success, succeeder(noun)

    a person with a record of successes

    "his son would never be the achiever that his father was"; "only winners need apply"; "if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"


  1. succeeder(Noun)

    One who succeeds (follows after); a successor.

  2. succeeder(Noun)

    One who succeeds (achieves a positive outcome); a winner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succeeder(noun)

    a successor


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