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Synonyms for succeed
səkˈsidsuc·ceed

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Wiktionary3.3 / 6 votes

  1. succeedverb

    Antonyms:
    fail, fall on ones face

  2. succeedverb

    Antonyms:
    precede

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. succeed

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

    Antonyms:
    proceed, anticipate, fall

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsverb

    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, followverb

    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

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How to use succeed in a sentence?

  1. Tom Hopkins:

    I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.

  2. Ron Bonjean:

    Democrats don't want to move anything. They are finding reasons not to join Republicans in moving legislation because that will help the majority succeed politically.

  3. Ernest Hemingway, in his Nobel Prize acceptance speech:

    For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.

  4. Tom Hopkins:

    I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.

  5. Rizal Ramli:

    Actually the majority of this programme are JK's projects, it would be enough if just one-third succeed.


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