Definition for succeed

verb as in come after; take the place of

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Example Sentences

If anything called “Mustang” is to succeed as long into the future as the car’s history stretches into the past, it will be more like the Mach-E and less like any of the Mustangs that got us here.

He called it a testament to how much residents want to see Ward 8 businesses succeed.

He explained in his 350 BCE treatise On the Heavens that copies of an icosahedron “will not succeed in filling the whole.”

Whether the Hope mission succeeds or not, its impact is already being felt.

Another critical takeaway is that once the work has succeeded, we have to make sure never to undermine it.

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On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.

I really wanted Trenchmouth to succeed and at the time wished we were as big as Green Day.

Tyrangiel, 42, was considered a candidate to succeed Winkler.

No one wanted them to succeed, not the cops, the heroes, not the villains.

These preliminary results give us hope that the project will succeed in the coming years.

But she did not succeed in finding a suitable studio, neither an instructor who pleased her, and she returned to Amsterdam.

Sometimes a horseman may succeed in killing him by cutting across his undeviating course.

The danger is over for these others, but the poor youth who longed so greatly to succeed lies dead not far away.

But if the "great public" will only tolerate one as a pupil long enough, eventually, one must succeed.

The sailors tried to catch some with a hook and line, and were fortunate enough to succeed.


On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to succeed, such as: accomplish, achieve, benefit, flourish, gain, and get.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.