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Definitions and Synonyms of succeed | Another word for succeed | What is succeed?

Samples where succeed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The enterprise succeeded
  • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
  • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms for succeed in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of succeed ) hit the intended target or goal

(... is a kind of succeed ) to gain with effort

"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

(... is a kind of succeed ) be a success

"The idea panned out"

(... is a kind of succeed ) have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected

"The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought" "How does your idea work in practice?" "This method doesn't work" "The breaks of my new car act quickly" "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"

(... is a kind of succeed ) make without a miss

(... is a kind of succeed ) go successfully through a test or a selection process

"She passed the new Jersey Bar Exam and can practice law now"

(... is a kind of succeed ) succeed in obtaining a position

"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

(... is a kind of succeed ) succeed by luck

"I lucked out and found the last parking spot in the lot"

(... is a kind of succeed ) go unchallenged; be approved

"The bill cleared the House"

(... is a kind of succeed ) be successful; achieve a goal

"She succeeded in persuading us all" "I managed to carry the box upstairs" "She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it" "The pianist negociated the difficult runs"

(... is a kind of succeed ) succeed in a big way; get to the top

"After he published his book, he had arrived" "I don't know whether I can make it in science!" "You will go far, my boy!"

(succeed implies ...) make an effort or attempt

"He tried to shake off his fears" "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps" "The police attempted to stop the thief" "He sought to improve himself" "She always seeks to do good in the world"

Samples where succeed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Carter followed Ford
  • Will Charles succeed to the throne?

Synonyms for succeed in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of succeed ) take on duties or office

"accede to the throne"

(... is a kind of succeed ) take the place or move into the position of

"Smith replaced Miller as CEO after Miller left" "the computer has supplanted the slide rule" "Mary replaced Susan as the team's captain and the highest-ranked player in the school"

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