succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods(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, come after, follow(verb)
be the successor (of)
"Carter followed Ford"; "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of.
To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful.
To fall heir to; to inherit.
To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
To support; to prosper; to promote.
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.
Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
To go under cover.
Origin: From succeder, from succedo
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
to fall heir to; to inherit
to come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue
to support; to prosper; to promote
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
specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant
to descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve
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
to go under cover
Origin: [L. succedere, successum; sub under + cedere to go, to go along, approach, follow, succeed: cf. F. succder. See Cede, and cf. Success.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
suk-sēd′, v.t. to come after, to follow up or in order: to follow: to take the place of.—v.i. to follow in order: to take the place of: to obtain one's wish or accomplish what is attempted: to end with advantage.—adjs. Succeed′able, capable of success; Succeed′ant (her.), following one another.—ns. Succeed′er, one who succeeds: a successor; Success′, act of succeeding or state of having succeeded: the prosperous termination of anything attempted: one who, or that which, succeeds, a successful person or affair.—adj. Success′ful, resulting in success: having the desired effect or termination: prosperous.—adv. Success′fully.—ns. Success′fulness, state of being successful: success; Succes′sion, act of succeeding or following after: series of persons or things following each other in time or place: series of descendants: race: (agri.) rotation, as of crops: right to take possession: in Roman and Scots law, the taking of property by one person in place of another.—adj. Succes′sional, existing in a regular succession or in order.—adv. Succes′sionally.—n. Succes′sionist, one who regards only that priesthood as valid which can be traced in a direct line of succession from the apostles.—adj. Succes′sive, following in succession or in order.—adv. Succes′sively.—n. Succes′siveness.—adj. Success′less, without success: unprosperous.—ns. Succes′sor, one who succeeds or comes after: one who takes the place of another; Succes′sorship.—adj. Succes′sory.—Succession duty, a tax imposed on any succession to property, varying with the degree of relationship.—Apostolical succession (see Apostle). [L. succedĕre—sub, up, cedĕre, to go.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'succeed' in Verbs Frequency: #377
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The numerical value of succeed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of succeed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- postveni, sukcesiEsperanto
- suceder, heredar, conseguirSpanish
- موفق شدنPersian
- onnistua, menestyäFinnish
- réussir, succéder, avoir du succèsFrench
- követ, sikerül, örökölHungarian
- riuscire, succedereItalian
- 継ぐ, 続く, 継承する, 相続する, 成功するJapanese
- subeo, succedere, succedoLatin
- taua, tutukiMāori
- seguir, [[ter]]/[[obter]] [[sucesso]]/[[êxito]], conseguir, sucederPortuguese
- succeda, succede, reușiRomanian
- достичь цели, преуспеть, следовать, достигать целиRussian
- uspeti, slediti, nasleditiSlovene
- başarılı olmakTurkish
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