succeed
1. [ verb ] attain success or reach a desired goal
Synonyms: bring_home_the_bacon deliver_the_goods win come_through
Examples:

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

Related terms: fail achieve work pull_off hit pass arrive pan_out pass run pass nail_down luck_out achiever try
2. [ verb ] be the successor (of)
Synonyms: follow come_after
Examples:

"Carter followed Ford" "Will Charles succeed to the throne?

Related terms: precede supplant accede_to accede succession sequence successor
Similar spelling:   suicide