succeed


succeed

verb

Definition of SUCCEED

1
to turn out as planned or desired <the advertising campaign that finally succeeded used humor to sell the product>
Phrases bear fruit, catch fire, deliver the goods, do the trick, go like clockwork
2
to reach a desired level of accomplishment <if you want to succeed in show business, you have to feel comfortable in front of an audience>
Related Words prevail, triumph, win; excel
Phrases come into one's own, cut it, cut the mustard, get ahead, get somewhere, get there, hack it, hit it big, make good, make it, make one's mark, make the grade
Near Antonyms flounder, struggle
Antonyms fail
3
to come after in time <only the results on election day will tell who will succeed the current president>

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