Synonyms for succeedsəkˈsid
succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods(verb)
attain success or reach a desired goal
gain ground, get through, acquire, gain, deliver the goods, break through, win, get ahead, provide, make headway, pull ahead, come after, follow, pull round, pull through, bring home the bacon, advance, survive, come through, make it, succeed
succeed, come after, follow(verb)
be the successor (of)
keep up, take after, adopt, watch over, comply, stick with, keep an eye on, deliver the goods, be, travel along, win, come, observe, play along, abide by, come after, watch, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, fall out, postdate, bring home the bacon, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, survey, come through, espouse, conform to, succeed
succeed(verb)To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of.
succeed(verb)To obtain the object desired; to accomplish what is attempted or intended; to have a prosperous issue or termination; to be successful.
succeed(verb)To fall heir to; to inherit.
succeed(verb)To come after; to be subsequent or consequent to; to follow; to pursue.
succeed(verb)To support; to prosper; to promote.
succeed(verb)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.
succeed(verb)Specifically: To ascend the throne after the removal the death of the occupant.
succeed(verb)To descend, as an estate or an heirloom, in the same family; to devolve.
succeed(verb)To go under cover.
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
A person succeeds when he accomplishes what he attempts, or attains a desired object or result; an enterprise or undertaking succeeds that has a prosperous result. To win implies that some one loses, but one may succeed where no one fails. A solitary swimmer succeeds in reaching the shore; if we say he wins the shore we contrast him with himself as a possible loser. Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete. Compare FOLLOW.
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