Translations for succeedsəkˈsid

1

succeed(verb)

to manage to do what one is trying to do; to achieve one's aim or purpose

He succeeded in persuading her to do it; He's happy to have succeeded in his chosen career; She tried three times to pass her driving-test, and at last succeeded; Our new teaching methods seem to be succeeding.

2

succeed(verb)

to follow next in order, and take the place of someone or something else

He succeeded his father as manager of the firm / as king; The cold summer was succeeded by a stormy autumn; If the duke has no children, who will succeed to (= inherit) his property?

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