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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)

    To follow in order; to come next after; hence, to take the place of.

    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
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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  1. succeed

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