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Definition of succed

"succed" is probably misspelled. Trying succeed instead Definition of succeed

1. succeed [ v ] attain success or reach a desired goal
Examples: "The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

Used in print:


With the neutralists maintaining pressure for one of their own to succeed Mr._Hammarskjold , U_Thant emerged as the only possible candidate unlikely to be waylaid by a veto .

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

According_to the Food_and_Drug_Administration ( FDA ) , `` Doctor '' Ghadiali , Dr._Albert_Abrams and his clique , and Dr._Wilhelm_Reich - to name three notorious device quacks - succeeded , respectively , in distributing 10000 , 5000 , and 2000 fake health machines .

(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)

When she succeeds , she usually manages to slip_in unobtrusively , to deposit an egg on a completed loaf of beebread before the bumblebees seal the egg compartment .

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

Giselle was reluctant but Alex succeeded in persuading her to come_back in five minutes and the door was shut again .

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

They succeeded in eluding the curious at the hotel , but there was no chance of avoiding them at the nightclub .

Synonyms succeed deliver_the_goods bring_home_the_bacon win come_through Related Terms fail achieve work pull_off hit pass arrive pan_out pass run pass nail_down luck_out achiever try

2. succeed [ v ] be the successor (of)
Examples: "Carter followed Ford" "Will Charles succeed to the throne?

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

He will be succeeded by Ivan_Allen_Jr. , who became a candidate in the Sept. 13 primary after Mayor_Hartsfield announced that he would not run for reelection .

He will be succeeded by Rob_Ledford of Gainesville , who has been an assistant more than three years .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Dr._Clark will succeed Dr._J._R._McLemore , who will retire at the close of the present school_term .

(The New York Times,...)

He succeeds Buck_Shaw , who retired at the end of last season .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

She was succeeded by Clarence_Goyette .

Synonyms succeed follow come_after Related Terms precede supplant accede_to accede succession sequence successor

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