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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    success, prosper, thrive, succeeds, successful, achieve, pass, succeeded, succeeding, manage

How to pronounce succeed?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say succeed in sign language?

  1. succeed

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How to use succeed in a sentence?

  1. DR KENAN CRNKIC:

    YOU MAY NOT SUCCEED IN ONE DAY, BUT ONE DAY YOU WILL SUCCEED!

  2. Lamar Alexander:

    It is important for the Department of Labor to create an environment to help employers and employees succeed in todays rapidly changing workplace.

  3. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi:

    Senator Corker's legislation undermines these international negotiations and represents in unnecessary hurdle to achieving a strong, final agreement, in the weeks ahead, we must give this diplomatic framework room to succeed so that we can judge a June 30th agreement on its merits.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Challenges are success catalysts in disguise. Yes of course, a catalyst is an organic substance that speeds up a chemical reaction. Similarly to that, challenges are catalystic in nature. Because, they are meant to quicken one to succeed in life and not at all for him or her to fail. Thus, do take up all your challenges. Because, they are for your good or betterment.

  5. President Omar al-Bashir:

    We can freeze rulings during the talks period as well as take any other measures based on consensus, but we cannot provide amnesty unless we feel the talks will succeed because you don't want to grant them amnesty only for them to pick up guns against you again.


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