HyperDic: succeed

English > 2 senses of the word succeed:
VERBsocialsucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
socialsucceed, come after, followbe the successor (of)
succeed > pronunciation
Soundssahksiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > succeed: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningattain success or reach a desired goal / goal.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThe business is going to succeed
Examples
  • "The enterprise succeeded"
  • "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"
Synonymswin, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
Entailstry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Narrowerachieve, accomplish, attain, reachTo gain with effort
arrive, make it, get in, go farsucceed in a big way
hithit the intended target or goal
luck out, hit the jackpotsucceed by luck
nail down, nail, pegsucceed in obtaining a position
pan outBe a success
pass, clearGo unchallenged
pass, make itgo successfully through a test or a selection process
pull off, negociate, bring off, carry off, manageBe successful
runmake without a miss
work, actHave an effect or outcome
Oppositefail, go wrong, miscarryBe unsuccessful
Spanishacceder, conseguir, cumplir lo prometido, ganar, lograr, salir adelante, tener éxito, triumfar, triunfar
Catalanaconseguir, triomfar
Nounssucceedera person with a record / record of successes
English > succeed: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe the successor (of).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Example "Will Charles succeed to the throne?"
Synonymscome after, follow
Narroweraccede, entertake on duties or office
supplant, replace, supersede, supervene uponTake the place or move into the position of
Oppositeprecede, come beforeBe the predecessor of
Spanishseguir, suceder
Catalanseguir, succeir
Adjectivessuccessivein regular succession without gaps
Nounssuccessionthe action of following in order
successiona following of one thing / thing after another in time
successora thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
successora person who inherits some title or office
successora person who follows next in order

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