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  • adj.following
  • verbattain good outcome
  • verbcome after; take the place of

synonyms for succeeding

  • alternating
  • consecutive
  • ensuing
  • following after
  • in a row
  • in line
  • next
  • next in line for
  • next in order
  • next off
  • next up
  • rotating
  • sequent
  • sequential
  • serial
  • seriate
  • subsequent
  • subsequential
  • succedent
  • successional
  • prosper
  • accomplish
  • get
  • win
  • triumph
  • benefit
  • thrive
  • flourish
  • overcome
  • prevail
  • realize
  • achieve
  • gain
  • retrieve
  • secure
  • obtain
  • surmount
  • recover
  • profit
  • avail
  • outwit
  • score
  • hit
  • acquire
  • worst
  • fulfill
  • reap
  • outdistance
  • possess
  • distance
  • earn
  • receive
  • work
  • conquer
  • arrive
  • vanquish
  • come off
  • make out
  • pull off
  • turn out
  • be successful
  • carry off
  • do all right
  • do the trick
  • get to the top
  • grow famous
  • make a fortune
  • make good
  • make it
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antonyms for succeeding

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  • antecedent
  • antedating
  • preceding
  • previous
  • give up
  • offer
  • give
  • yield
  • pass
  • miss
  • lose
  • fail
  • precede
  • relinquish
  • languish
  • hinder
  • forfeit
  • surrender
  • give in
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How to use succeeding in a sentence

What is clear is that the young group learned from not only the off-field tumult but by playing — and succeeding — in a difficult environment.
GREGG BERHALTER AND THE USMNT LOOKED HEADED FOR DISASTER. INSTEAD, THEY PROVED THEY COULD ADJUST.STEVEN GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was the early dawn of a bright summer day, succeeding a night of terrific storm and darkness.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The types and symbols of a former period were blessed to the souls of men, as well as the fuller revelations of succeeding times.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Let an interval elapse between the filling of succeeding pipes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She did not answer, but her mobile, painted lips quivered, as if she were trying to repress a smile and were not quite succeeding.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
We have traced how succeeding engineers tried to prevent loss of heat.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The people of Israel set an example in this, which should be imitated in these and all succeeding times.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
But each succeeding moment the song grew more faint as head after head fell, and the bleeding bodies were piled side by side.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
When the day of maturity falls on Sunday or a holiday, the note is payable on the next succeeding business day.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Meta tried to say "thank you," but not succeeding, looked imploringly at her governess, who spoke for her.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCCEEDING

  • afterwards
  • back
  • back of
  • behind
  • below
  • ensuing
  • hind
  • hindmost
  • in the rear
  • later
  • next
  • posterior
  • postliminary
  • rear
  • subsequential
  • subsequently
  • succeeding
  • thereafter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.