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Synonyms for succeed
səkˈsid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods(verb)

    attain success or reach a desired goal

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

    Synonyms:
    gain ground, get through, acquire, gain, deliver the goods, break through, win, get ahead, provide, make headway, pull ahead, come after, follow, pull round, pull through, bring home the bacon, advance, survive, come through, make it

    Antonyms:
    miscarry, come before, go wrong, fail, precede

  2. succeed, come after, follow(verb)

    be the successor (of)

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

    Synonyms:
    keep up, take after, adopt, watch over, comply, stick with, keep an eye on, deliver the goods, be, travel along, win, come, observe, play along, abide by, come after, watch, trace, follow, surveil, accompany, fall out, postdate, bring home the bacon, pursue, keep abreast, stick to, survey, come through, espouse, conform to

    Antonyms:
    precede, go wrong, miscarry, come before, fail

Wiktionary

  1. succeed(verb)

    Antonyms:
    fail, fall on ones face

  2. succeed(verb)

    Antonyms:
    precede

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. succeed

    A person succeeds when he accomplishes what he attempts, or attains a desired object or result; an enterprise or undertaking succeeds that has a prosperous result. To win implies that some one loses, but one may succeed where no one fails. A solitary swimmer succeeds in reaching the shore; if we say he wins the shore we contrast him with himself as a possible loser. Many students may succeed in study; a few win the special prizes, for which all compete. Compare FOLLOW.

    Synonyms:
    achieve, attain, flourish, prevail, prosper, thrive, win

    Antonyms:
    be defeated, come short, fail, fall short, lose, miscarry, miss

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. succeed

    Synonyms:
    follow, supervene, prosper, flourish, ensue, thrive

    Antonyms:
    proceed, anticipate, fall

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How to use succeed in a sentence?

  1. Med Jones:

    We over-praise leaders when organizations succeed and over-blame them when organizations fail. Success or failure depends on the environment as much as or even more than the leader. Effective leaders navigate and influence the environment to enable key success factors for their followers

  2. Pearl Sydenstricker Buck:

    The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

  3. Abderrahman Hassi:

    When nobody points out to you your own mistakes, it is probably because you no longer matter. Only people who like you most and want you to succeed would ever dare to criticize you.

  4. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer:

    With this, the entire coalition has committed to the goal to order, control and limit migration, this agreement makes it possible that our migration policy is effective, that it remains humane and that it will succeed.

  5. William Consovoy:

    We are confident that this misguided attempt to politicize the administration of the tax laws will not succeed.

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