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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?

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Daniel
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Veena
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How to use succeed in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    Obviously, no one will succeed in intimidating us, to deter, to isolate Russia.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    It's at the core of the Catholic faith, and to imagine how we are going to succeed in our country unless we have committed family life, a child-centered family system, is hard to imagine.

  3. The Italian:

    For everyone who always believed in me, for all those who believed I would never succeed again, for all those who have always supported me and for all those who have never even watches athletics — European Indoor champion 2019.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    The strong consensus is that in order for us to succeed long-term in this fight against (ISIS), we have to develop local security forces that can sustain progress. It is not enough for us to simply send in American troops to temporarily set back organizations like (ISIS), but then as soon as we leave see that void filled again by extremists, if we try to do everything ourselves all across the Middle East, all across North Africa, we'll be playing whack-a-mole and there'll be a whole lot of unintended consequences that ultimately make us less secure.

  5. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus:

    It is now the EU's turn to fulfill its responsibilities. I believe it will act in line with the deal as Turkey has done so much for it. Cancellation of the deal is not on our agenda, and we will continue to do our part for the deal to succeed, the drop in the number of refugees arriving in Europe is clear evidence that Turkey is taking the deal seriously.


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