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Princeton's WordNet

  1. succeeding(a)adjective

    coming after or following

  2. future(a), next, succeeding(a)adjective

    (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

    "our next president"


  1. succeedingadjective

    Following, next in order.


  1. succeeding

    Succeeding can be defined as achieving a goal, aim or objective that one has set out to accomplish. This could include overcoming any obstacles or challenges that stand in the way. It also often involves gaining recognition, status, reward or positive outcomes as a result of one's efforts. Succeeding usually requires skills, hard work, perseverance, and determination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succeeding

    of Succeed

  2. Succeedingnoun

    the act of one who, or that which, succeeds; also, that which succeeds, or follows after; consequence

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succeeding in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succeeding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of succeeding in a Sentence

  1. Amy Klobuchar:

    We don't want to prevent China from growing and succeeding, but we do want to prevent it from doing so at the expense of others, including Americans.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Take revenge, not by hurting someone, but by succeeding in life and helping those who were hurting you in the past.

  3. David Curry:

    The stated purpose [ of ISIS ] to eliminate and force the Christians and Yazidi people out of the region, they are succeeding. The Christian population in the region has greatly diminished.

  4. Eldred Masunungure:

    A successor will create another centre of power, which is what Mugabe has been fighting by dismantling Mujuru's pillars of support, mugabe may give an impression that those appointed stand a good chance of succeeding him, but he is consolidating and will remain the centre of gravity in the party and state.

  5. Christopher Zoukis:

    It's important to, as they say,' Do the time, but don't let the time do you,' find a way of succeeding in prison by doing something productive toward a future life, so that when you get out you have some options.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    A elaborate
    B embellish
    C abduct
    D elate

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