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Definition 1: coming after or following - [adjective denoting all]

(succeeding is similar to ...) after death or after an event

"a postmortem examination to determine the cause of death" "the postmortem discussion of the President's TV address"

(succeeding is similar to ...) being next in a line of succession

"he was in line for the presidency"

(succeeding is similar to ...) (of a day of the week) nearest (or nearest but one) after the present moment

"not this Saturday, next Saturday" "on Tuesday next"

(succeeding is similar to ...) immediately following in time or order

"the following day" "next in line" "the next president" "the next item on the list"

(succeeding is similar to ...) about to be mentioned or specified

"the following items"

(succeeding is similar to ...) following immediately and as a result of what went before

"ensuing events confirmed the prediction"

(succeeding is similar to ...) one after the other

"back-to-back home runs"

(means also ...) following in time or order

"subsequent developments"

(... are attributes of succeeding) a relation involving time

(... are attributes of succeeding) the time when something happens

Definition 2: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • our next president

Synonyms for succeeding in the sense of this definition

(succeeding is similar to ...) arriving at a place or position

"incoming class" "incoming mail"

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