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See definition of succeeds on Dictionary.com
  • verbattain good outcome
  • verbcome after; take the place of

synonyms for succeeds

  • accomplish
  • achieve
  • benefit
  • flourish
  • gain
  • get
  • overcome
  • prevail
  • prosper
  • realize
  • thrive
  • triumph
  • win
  • acquire
  • arrive
  • avail
  • conquer
  • distance
  • earn
  • fulfill
  • hit
  • obtain
  • outdistance
  • outwit
  • possess
  • profit
  • reap
  • receive
  • recover
  • retrieve
  • score
  • secure
  • surmount
  • vanquish
  • work
  • worst
  • be successful
  • carry off
  • come off
  • do all right
  • do the trick
  • get to the top
  • grow famous
  • make a fortune
  • make good
  • make it
  • make out
  • pull off
  • turn out

antonyms for succeeds

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  • fail
  • forfeit
  • give in
  • hinder
  • languish
  • lose
  • miss
  • pass
  • surrender
  • yield
  • give
  • give up
  • offer
  • relinquish
  • precede
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How to use succeeds in a sentence

It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
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In short, he succeeds to all the interests of the bankrupt, is an officer of the court and subject to its orders and directions.
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The fisherman makes many attempts to find her again, and at last succeeds.
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Nerto becomes a nun, but Don Rodrigue, with a band of ribald followers, succeeds in carrying her off with all the other nuns.
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If the rebellion succeeds the Government is at an end, and our history as a nation terminates.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
This old-fashioned tactic of answering one question by another, is excellent, and nearly always succeeds.
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Nothing succeeds like a good reputation, and he didn't steal because he knew they'd catch him.
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The foot plateau which succeeds is composed of sedimentary rocks dating from Trias to Jurassic.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The great unknown architect plans nothing, but succeeds in all.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
They like to feel their own importance, and he succeeds best who plays upon their weakness.
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