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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

How to pronounce succeed?

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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to use succeed in a sentence?

  1. David Viscott:

    To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    As women, let's do more to help all women lead on and succeed, you don't have to run for office.

  3. The Hitopadesa:

    Skill in advising others is easily attained by men; but to practise righteousness themselves is what only a few can succeed in doing.

  4. Dale Ketcham:

    Bankruptcies, lawsuits, startups... some companies are going to succeed, some are going to fail.

  5. Carol Channing:

    She never minced words, she said what was on her mind and her advice was always very sincere and heartfelt. She wanted everyone to succeed… [And] she loved backgammon!


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